Mental state attribution
Mental state attribution has repeatedly shown that patients with schizophrenia are impaired in their capacity to reflect upon their own and others beliefs, knowledge and intentions, with important confounds being executive functioning, intelligence, duration of illness, and medication. Mental state has been focus on different forms of scrutiny within philosophy, linguistics, and four branches of psychology such as developmental, comparative, social and cognitive. Medication was not associated with any one of the neurocognitive measures including mental state attribution, psychopathology or social behavior.
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