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Targeted Cognitive Training Can Aid Those With Severe Schizophrenia

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A new study shows that targeted cognitive training benefits patients with severe schizophrenia, improving verbal learning and auditory perception while lessening the severity of auditory hallucinations.
Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego.
One reason is that it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders to cognitive impairment, especially verbal and working memory, researchers said.
They add that issues with verbal and working memory can be...
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