What is already known about cognitive impairment in schizophrenia?
Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia is profound, is enduring, and significantly negatively affects functional outcome and the ability to live and work independently.
What new information does this article add?
This article reviews methods to rehabilitate cognition in schizophrenia and suggests strategies for instituting a cognitive remediation (CR) program.
What are the implications for psychiatric practice?
For clinicians interested in CR for their patients, this article describes the basic structure of such a program and gives references for relevant and useful resources.