Cognition impaired across schizophrenia spectrum

The authors say a 'one hit' model may explain their findings

Impairment in cognition in schizophrenia may be as severe after first-episode psychosis as it is in people with chronic schizophrenia, study results suggest.

Connected neurons signifying cognition

Mexican investigators examined the time course of cognitive deficits in their study of three groups of antipsychotic-naive patients: 87 at clinical high risk for psychosis, 64 with first-episode psychosis (duration of less than 74 weeks) and 40 with chronic schizophrenia (duration 74 weeks and over). They also