Exploring the use of the Hinting Task in first-episode psychosis
Sumudu Rasangi Mallawaarachchi, Susan Maree Cotton, Jacqueline Anderson, Eoin Killackey, Kelly Anne Allott
COGNITIVE NEUROPSYCHIATRY | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study was to elucidate the association between performance-related neurocognitive abilities and Theory of Mind (ToM) as measured by the Hinting Task (HT) performance and investigate the psychometric properties of the HT for use in First-Episode Psychosis (FEP). METHODS: Cross-sectional data of 132 participants with FEP, aged 15-25 years, enrolled in a randomised controlled trial of vocational intervention, were analysed. A comprehensive cognitive battery including social cognitive and neurocognitive measures, a social and occupational functioning measure and psychopathological measures, were used. Psychometric properties were measured through bivariate correlatio..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This work was supported by Australian Research Council [grant number LP0883273].