Neurocognition, social cognition and functional outcome in schizophrenia

  1. Torio Palmero, Iosune
  2. Bagney Linfante, Alexandra Teófila
  3. Dompablo, Mónica
  4. Campillo, M. José
  5. García Fernández, Lorena
  6. Rodríguez Torresano, Javier
  7. Jiménez Arriero, Miguel Ángel
  8. Palomo Alvarez, Tomás
  9. Rodríguez Jiménez, Roberto
European journal of psychiatry

ISSN: 0213-6163

Year of publication: 2014

Volume: 28

Issue: 4

Pages: 201-211

Type: Article

DOI: 10.4321/S0213-61632014000400001 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

More publications in: European journal of psychiatry


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  • Scopus Cited by: 13 (16-02-2024)
  • Dialnet Métricas Cited by: 1 (18-02-2024)
  • Web of Science Cited by: 13 (18-10-2023)
  • Dimensions Cited by: 11 (16-12-2023)

JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2014
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.478
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 0.435
  • Article influence score: 0.144
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: PSYCHIATRY Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 122/133 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2014
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.187
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: Psychiatry and Mental Health Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 399/566

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2014
  • Journal Impact: 0.380
  • Field: PSICOLOGÍA Quartile: C2 Rank in field: 28/109


  • Social Sciences: B

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2014
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.7
  • Area: Psychiatry and Mental Health Percentile: 27


(Data updated as of 16-12-2023)
  • Total citations: 11
  • Recent citations (2 years): 4
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 1.37


A relationship has been found between cognition and functioning in patients with schizophrenia. Our objective was to study the relationship between the cognitive domains assessed by the MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery (MCCB), and functioning as evaluated using the functioning subscale of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale (GAF-f). Methods: A sample of 83 clinically stable outpatients diagnosed with schizophrenia according to DSM-IV criteria were assessed using the MCCB and the GAF-f. Pearson correlations and stepwise linear regression analyses were performed. Results: Correlation analysis between the GAF-f and the cognitive domains of the MCCB showed a significant relationship between functioning and all of the cognitive domains. Regression yielded a statistically significant model (F2,74 = 20.4, p < 0.001) in which functioning was related to Speed of processing (standardized β = 0.369, p = 0.001) and to Social cognition (standardized β = 0.325, p = 0.003). Together, these two variables explained 33.8% of the variance of functioning. Conclusions: Both speed of processing and social cognition have an important association with functioning in patients with schizophrenia.