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Communicative-Pragmatic Treatment in Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study

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  • Published: 23 Feb 2016 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: Italy
This paper aims to verify the efficacy of Cognitive Pragmatic Treatment (CPT), a new remediation training for the improvement of the communicative-pragmatic abilities, in patients with schizophrenia. The CPT program is made up of 20 group sessions, focused on a number of communication modalities, i.e., linguistic, extralinguistic and paralinguistic, theory of mind (ToM) and other cognitive functions able to play a role on the communicative performance, such as awareness and planning. A group of 17 patients with schizophrenia took part in the training program. They were evaluated before and after training, through the equivalent forms of the Assessment Battery fo...
free text keywords: Psychology, rehabilitation, schizophrenia, pragmatic, communication, training, Original Research, Communication; Pragmatic; Rehabilitation; Schizophrenia; Training; Psychology (all), Training., BF1-990
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