Cognitive functioning in schizophrenia: Current status

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Cognitive functioning is an important and central feature of schizophrenia. Impairments in cognition are present before, during, and after episodes of psychosis. As a result, information regarding the course of schizophrenia and its relationship to cognitive functioning is very important. As important is evidence regarding the treatment of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia. This brief review provides the latest information on data regarding the course of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia and the treatment of cognitive deficits. Important new developments are presented and future directions are presented as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-61
Number of pages7
JournalNeuroScience News
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 30 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Antipsychotics
  • Cognition
  • Executive function
  • Memory
  • Schizophrenia
  • Verbal fluency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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