Cognitive functioning in psychosis: is neuropsychological decline continuous, generalised, and specific to schizophrenia?


Emmeline Lagunes Cordoba and Derek Tracy explore a case control study that looks at cognitive change in people with schizophrenia and other psychoses in the decade following the first episode.

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Cognitive interview more effective than structured interview in helping adults with learning disabilities recall details


The cognitive interview has been developed to help with memory retrieval, specifically in the criminal justice system to address concerns about the unreliability of eye-witness accounts. It can consist of a number of techniques for helping people to recall specific incidents, for example asking the interviewee about general activities and feelings at the time they [read the full story…]