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Comparing the ability of cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in adolescent onset schizophrenia

Overview of attention for article published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, March 2017
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Title
Comparing the ability of cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in adolescent onset schizophrenia
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Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, March 2017
DOI 10.2147/ndt.s128116
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Dandan Li, Xiaosi Li, Fengqiong Yu, Xingui Chen, Long Zhang, Dan Li, Qiang Wei, Qing Zhang, Chunyan Zhu, Kai Wang

Abstract

Evidence in the literature suggests that there is an impairment of social cognition in schizophrenia. Theory of Mind (ToM) is defined as one's ability to understand others' wishes, beliefs, intentions, and other psychological states and thereby to judge others' behavior, as an essential component of social cognition. However, there have been limited studies on social cognition, especially ToM in adolescent onset schizophrenia (AOS). The current study aims to investigate ToM abilities in adolescent schizophrenia according to various ToM subcomponents (cognitive ToM and affective ToM) and various ToM orders (first order and second order). This study examines ToM in 35 adolescent schizophrenic patients and 35 healthy adolescents using the "Yoni task" and "Faux Pas Recognition test" to assess their affective and cognitive ToM abilities. In the Yoni task, patients with AOS showed differences in ToM abilities either on a different order or under different conditions. The Faux Pas Recognition task results revealed that AOS patients were not always able to recognize a faux pas or understand complicated emotions under the faux pas scenario. Furthermore, as indicated by the correlation analysis, neither cognitive ToM nor affective ToM was related to the patients' symptoms, disease duration, dose of medication, or intelligence quotient (IQ). Our findings showed AOS impairment in the performance of ToM tasks. It seemed that impairment in second-order-ToM is more serious. Moreover, these deficits are largely independent of symptom clusters, disease duration, dose of medication, and IQ. It can be speculated that ToM dysfunction may be a hallmark of adolescent schizophrenia.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 33 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 15%
Student > Bachelor 3 9%
Student > Postgraduate 2 6%
Other 4 12%
Unknown 6 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 16 48%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 15%
Neuroscience 2 6%
Social Sciences 1 3%
Linguistics 1 3%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 8 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 April 2017.
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#7,311,826
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#835
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#103,007
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#30
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