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Effects of modafinil on emotional processing in first episode psychosis.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Emotional impairments are important determinants of functional outcome in psychosis, and current treatments are not particularly effective. Modafinil is a wake-promoting drug that has been shown to improve emotion discrimination in healthy individuals and attention and executive function in schizophrenia. We aimed to establish whether modafinil might have a role in the adjuvant treatment of emotional impairments in the first episode of psychosis, when therapeutic endeavor is argua...

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Journal:
Biological psychiatry
Volume:
69
Issue:
5
Pages:
457-464
Publication date:
2011-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:657e54d4-949e-4edf-9a60-aebbcaaef6e3
Source identifiers:
355935
Local pid:
pubs:355935

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