Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Having a psychotic disorder may increase decline of some areas of cognition over adulthood

(City University London) A new study has shown that relative to participants without a psychotic disorder, those diagnosed with a disorder were consistently impaired across all areas of cognitive (memory and thinking) ability measured. The comparison also suggested that declines in some cognitive areas might worsen with age. This was as part of a cross- sectional comparison 20-years after diagnosis of their first psychotic episode.