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Type: Journal article
Title: An overview of cognitive remediation therapy for people with severe mental illness
Author: Galletly, C.
Rigby, A.
Citation: ISRN Rehabilitation, 2013; 2013:1-6
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 2090-6137
2090-6137
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Cherrie Galletly and Ashlee Rigby
Abstract: Cognitive remediation refers to nonpharmacological methods of improving cognitive function in people with severe mental disorders. Cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) can be delivered via computerised programs, of varying length and complexity, or can be undertaken one-on-one by a trained clinician. There has been a considerable interest in cognitive remediation, driven by recognition that cognitive deficits are a major determinant of outcome in people with severe, chronic mental illnesses. CRT has been shown to be effective, especially if combined with vocational rehabilitation.
Rights: Copyright © 2013 Cherrie Galletly and Ashlee Rigby. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
RMID: 0020132096
DOI: 10.1155/2013/984932
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