Cognitive dysfunction predictors of depression after first-episode…

Recent research suggests patients suffering from depression should also receive cognitive testing as cognitive impairments were associated with the severity of depressive symptoms. The study found that impairments in executive functioning and language ability in particular predicted the severity of depressive symptoms after 12 months.

Link to research: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924977X18300427

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