Associations of Age and Gender With Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia


Results showed that cognitive impairment was higher in men than women; however, the effect of sex on cognitive impairment did not differ by age. No differences between men and women were found for social skills performance, a finding consonant with prior schizophrenia studies in older and middle-aged patients and contrary to those performed in younger patients, which generally show that women demonstrate better social skills than men