Discussion: Improving Cognitive Function and Functional Outcome in Severe Mental Illness

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Dr. Tamminga: Considering some of the informationon varying proportions of cognitive deficits, doesevery person have all of those deficits or do some patientswith schizophrenia have mainly one deficit andsome have mainly another? Hill et al. [Hill SK, et al.J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 2002;24:765-780] suggestthat some clusters of patients with schizophrenia havepredominantly memory or other deficits and others haveglobal impairments or few impairments.

Dr. Green: You can always statistically find peoplewho are below a cutoff on some domains and not others.’ ‹


 

J Clin Psychiatry 2006;67(suppl 9):36-42

Volume: 67

Quick Links: Cognition , Neurologic

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