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by Dr Praveen
Upparige and Dr Rob
Last updated: August 2018
Deficits in social functioning have been
noted in schizophrenia from as early as Kraeplin’s descriptions of
the disorder at the turn of the 20th century. Much work has since
been done to understand the nature of these deficits and their
relationship with the different forms of schizophrenia.
frameworks (both ICD-10 and DSM-5) include problems in social
functioning among the essential criteria for the diagnosis of
schizophrenia. Recently this has assumed greater importance as
an outcome measure in research trials evaluating clinical
interventions. Although this field has been extensively studied,
the exact nature of the deficits in social functioning and their
relationship with other similar constructs is not clearly
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