Literature Review: The Effectiveness of Cognitive Remediation Therapy in Increasing Cognitive Functions in Patients with Skizofernia


Many people are diagnosed with schizophrenia, which is characterized by having a significant deficit neurocognitive, especially in the areas of attention, memory and executive function. This deficit can worsen patients with psychiatric symptoms. Schizophrenia disorders such as behavioral disorders, cognitive will cause the client can not solve the problems that exist in independently. The combination of nursing interventions to deal with cognitive decline is with cognitive remediation therapy to reach its maximum potential in improving neurocognitive function and can cause improvements in psychiatric symptoms in people with schizophrenia. Objective: The purpose of this literature is to determine the effectiveness of cognitive remediation therapy in patients with schizophrenia. Methods on this researsch Using several databases which are used as search sources related to research, namely ”Pubmed”, ”NCBI”, and ”EBSCO”. The results show that cognitive remediation therapy can affect the independence of improving the cognitive function of patients in meeting their daily needs. Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) is believed to improve cognitive function in verbal memory, problem-solving skills, executive functions, attention, social perception and performance.

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