Researchers aimed to validate sleep deprivation and schizotypy as putative models of psychosis by replicating their effects on cognitive performance.
Psychosis, or a psychotic episode, is characterized by a distorted perception of reality that is often exacerbated by hallucinations or delusions.
The biomarkers of increased interleukin-6, IgA anti-lipopolysaccharide antibodies, and vitamin D deficiency "collectively may contribute to the inflammatory state in patients with psychosis."
Although the new psychosocial intervention REFLEX was composed to address specific aspects of insight, its effects were not superior to that of simplified cognitive remediation training.
Study suggests that elaborating on specific self-defining memories is a valid therapeutic target and may be considered a tool to improve daily functioning in first episode psychosis.
The risk for very late-onset schizophrenia-like psychosis increases with age, migration, and traumatic life events.
Implementation intentions may have lasting beneficial effects in prospective memory and significant transfer effects to functional capacity in people with schizophrenia.
In schizophrenia, insight as rated by patients is not responsive to antipsychotic treatment, and should be considered a trait feature of the illness, according to new study.
Social decline may be an effective predictor of conversion outcome in clinically high-risk individuals.
The change in cognition in association with transition to psychosis along with the change in functioning was examined.
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