Exploring rationality in schizophrenia

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Exploring rationality in schizophrenia. / Revsbech, Rasmus; Mortensen, Erik Lykke; Owen, Gareth; Frederiksen, Julie E Nordgaard; Jansson, Lennart Bertil; Sæbye, Ditte; Flensborg-Madsen, Trine; Parnas, Josef.

In: British Journal of Psychiatry Open, Vol. 1, No. 1, 09.2015, p. 98-103.

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Revsbech, R, Mortensen, EL, Owen, G, Frederiksen, JEN, Jansson, LB, Sæbye, D, Flensborg-Madsen, T & Parnas, J 2015, 'Exploring rationality in schizophrenia', British Journal of Psychiatry Open, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 98-103. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjpo.bp.115.000224

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Revsbech, R., Mortensen, E. L., Owen, G., Frederiksen, J. E. N., Jansson, L. B., Sæbye, D., ... Parnas, J. (2015). Exploring rationality in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry Open, 1(1), 98-103. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjpo.bp.115.000224

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Revsbech R, Mortensen EL, Owen G, Frederiksen JEN, Jansson LB, Sæbye D et al. Exploring rationality in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry Open. 2015 Sep;1(1):98-103. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjpo.bp.115.000224

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Revsbech, Rasmus ; Mortensen, Erik Lykke ; Owen, Gareth ; Frederiksen, Julie E Nordgaard ; Jansson, Lennart Bertil ; Sæbye, Ditte ; Flensborg-Madsen, Trine ; Parnas, Josef. / Exploring rationality in schizophrenia. In: British Journal of Psychiatry Open. 2015 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 98-103.

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abstract = "BackgroundEmpirical studies of rationality (syllogisms) in patients withschizophrenia have obtained different results. One study foundthat patients reason more logically if the syllogism is presentedthrough an unusual content.AimsTo explore syllogism-based rationality in schizophrenia.MethodThirty-eight first-admitted patients with schizophrenia and 38healthy controls solved 29 syllogisms that varied inpresentation content (ordinary v. unusual) and validity (valid v.invalid). Statistical tests were made of unadjusted and adjustedgroup differences in models adjusting for intelligence andneuropsychological test performance.ResultsControls outperformed patients on all syllogism types, but thedifference between the two groups was only significant forvalid syllogisms presented with unusual content. However, whenadjusting for intelligence and neuropsychological test performance,all group differences became non-significant.ConclusionsWhen taking intelligence and neuropsychological performanceinto account, patients with schizophrenia and controls performsimilarly on syllogism tests of rationality.",
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