Individuals with schizophrenia can experience family and social adjustment difficulties as well as significant barriers to independent living, with cognitive difficulties being one of the pivotal features of this mental health disorder. This article examines a decade of data for a sample of individuals living with schizophrenia and argues that comprehensive assessment of personality and cognitive function in the initial stage of disease should inform management and treatment to enable improved patient life outcomes.
Field of Science*
- 3.2 Clinical medicine
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