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Yusefi R, Areizi H R, Kalantari M, Sadeghi S. Cognitive Insight in Patients With Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder and Mood Disorders . Advances in Cognitive Science. 2003; 5 (2) :37-45
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-185-en.html
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Objective: In this article, cognitive insight of groups of patients with mental illnesses was assessed across multiple dimensions.
Method: The sample of this study were patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder with psychotic feature (according to DSM-IV criteria). The measurements were done through the Global Assessment Scale (GAS) and Scale to Assess Unawareness of Mental Disorder (SUMD).
Results: The results indicated that poor insight is a prevalent feature of patients with schizophrenia and is poor in comparison to the other groups.
Conclusion: The findings of this study are consistent with the findings of other researches, which indicate that self-awareness deficits are the results of neuropsychological deficits.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2003/02/20 | Accepted: 2003/04/21 | Published: 2003/06/22

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