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Social Cognitive Impairment Similar In Schizophrenia & Autism

Those with “schizophrenia spectrum disorders” (SSDs) and those with “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD) have similar levels of social cognitive impairment. A meta-analysis found no statistically significant differences between people with SSDs or ASD in their scores on three measures. The study used emotion processing measures, theory of mind measures, and the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test in the analysis.
Emotion processing measures—15 studies, with 636 people with SSDs and 535 with ASD included in the main meta-analysis, after one …

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