Understanding Social Situations (USS): Training to improve social function in people with psychosis
West Haven, CT
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October 2020 -
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Schizophrenia and other psychotic spectrum disorders (PSD) are characterized by severe, persistent impairments in social function, which play a large role in a person’s level of disability, community integration, and likelihood of relapse. Social functioning has also been identified as a key unmet treatment need by the very individuals who suffer from PSD. Existing treatments fall short of significantly improving social function. Poor social function in PSD has been linked to significant impair...