Journal article

S60. A PRELIMINARY COMPARISON OF COGNITIVE CHANGE: MINDFULNESS MEDITATION V. COGNITIVE REMEDIATION

Sean Carruthers, Stephanie Louise, Stuart Lee, Shayden Bryce, Eric Tan, Maree Reser, Neil Thomas, Susan Rossell

Schizophrenia Bulletin | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2020

Abstract

Abstract Background Schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) typically presents with a diverse range of cognitive impairments, with the effective treatment of which is advocated as an important future focus for the field. Currently, cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) is the most widely administered form of cognition enhancing treatment, however individual responses to CRT are highly variable in SSD, warranting examination of whether alternative approaches can also enhance cognition. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) have shown potential in alleviating the negative impact of clinical SSD symptoms and show promising pro-cognitive treatment ..

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