cognitive deficits

Two Forms of Non-Drug Therapy Helped Reduce Impulsive Aggression in Schizophrenia
People with schizophrenia often show deficits in neurocognitive and social cognitive abilities. Neurocognitive abilities include processing speed, attention/vigilance, reasoning/problem solving,… Read More
Video Game-Based Intervention Helped Reduce Cognitive Deficits in Depressed Patients
Researchers testing a novel video game-based intervention in depressed patients have found that it can reduce the severity of an important form of cognitive deficit—the ability to remain reengaged… Read More
New Study Demonstrates Non-Invasive tDCS Brain Stimulation Can Enhance Cognitive Control in Schizophrenia Patients
Impaired cognition—operations of the brain that enable people to understand and react to the world that surrounds them—is one of the aspects of schizophrenia that makes it hard for patients to… Read More
RESEARCH FOR RECOVERY: Advances in Cognitive Remediation: ‘Helping Schizophrenia Patients Who Need It Most’
From BBRF's Brain & Behavior Magazine - July 2019 Issue Progress in research usually doesn’t follow a straight-line path. But if you chart the advances in schizophrenia research made by Gregory A… Read More
In a Comparison of Two Kinds of Cognitive Training, One Appeared to Help Schizophrenia Patients More
A study just published in the American Journal of Psychiatry compares the two dominant approaches for treating cognitive deficits in people with schizophrenia, symptoms of the illness not addressed… Read More