Journal article

Criterion and Construct Validity of the CogState Schizophrenia Battery in Japanese Patients with Schizophrenia

Taisuke Yoshida, Motomu Suga, Kunimasa Arima, Yasuko Muranaka, Tsunehiko Tanaka, Satoshi Eguchi, Crystal Lin, Sumiko Yoshida, Masanori Ishikawa, Yuko Higuchi, Tomonori Seo, Yoshinori Ueoka, Masahito Tomotake, Yasuhiro Kaneda, David Darby, Paul Maruff, Masaomi Iyo, Kiyoto Kasai, Teruhiko Higuchi, Tomiki Sumiyoshi Show all

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2011

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The CogState Schizophrenia Battery (CSB), a computerized cognitive battery, covers all the same cognitive domains as the Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) Consensus Cognitive Battery but is briefer to conduct. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the criterion and construct validity of the Japanese language version of the CSB (CSB-J) in Japanese patients with schizophrenia. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Forty Japanese patients with schizophrenia and 40 Japanese healthy controls with matching age, gender, and premorbid intelligence quotient were enrolled. The CSB-J and the Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia, Ja..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by a grant from Japan Foundation for Neuroscience and Mental Health (Tokyo, Japan). The funder had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. David Darby and Paul Maruff are employees of CogState Ltd., who contributed to the analysis of the study.