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Table 3 Outcome measures comparing three time points, baseline, end of treatment period and 8 months follow-up after treatment

From: A randomized controlled trial of cognitive remediation for a national cohort of forensic patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder

Outcome measures TAU (N = 33) CRT (N = 32) Post Follow up (8 months)
Baseline Post Follow up Baseline Post Follow up F p d F p d
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
MCCB modified 31.97 9.53 33.00 9.84 33.14 10.25 33.19 8.33 36.10 8.23 36.35 8.13 4.78 0.03 0.34 4.04 0.04 0.34
Speed of processing 25.45 14.31 26.72 14.11 28.93 17.01 25.65 13.47 28.93 14.17 31.21 14.67 1.49 0.22 0.15 1.41 0.29 0.14
Working memory 32.09 12.70 32 12.9 32.45 13.20 32.68 13.96 36.43 14.5 36.53 12.57 6.67 0.01 0.32 3.90 0.05 0.31
Verbal learning 34.69 7.93 34.33 8.38 35.24 7.98 35.71 7.89 36.53 8.78 38.25 8.22 0.82 0.36 0.25 2.24 0.13 0.37
Visual learning 29.42 12.98 31.63 14.15 30.18 12.26 33.65 11.50 41.25 11.37 37.78 11.91 8.82 0.00 0.79 4.61 0.03 0.62
Problem solving 33.21 8.64 35.03 9.06 34.93 9.15 36.43 8.90 35.75 8.82 36.71 7.98 0.93 0.33 0.08 0.01 0.86 0.20
Social cognition (MSCEIT) 36.96 15.32 38.30 12.81 37.09 14.79 35.00 10.93 37.71 10.77 37.56 10.85 0.06 0.80 0.04 0.95 0.33 0.03
Reading the mind in the eyes test 20.56 7.62 21.59 7.10 21.77 7.68 20.96 5.10 22.36 5.36 22.03 5.06 0.23 0.63 0.12 0.08 0.77 0.01
Faux pas recognition test 38.84 17.25 41.12 14.90 42.48 15.39 46.34 11.65 48.10 12.44 48.62 10.14 0.84 0.36 0.50 0.50 0.48 0.47
SOFAS 58.36 13.66 60.45 14.96 61.81 14.52 61.06 10.94 62.62 12.49 62.03 11.87 0.01 0.90 0.16 0.36 0.54 0.01
Net positive moves .515 .939 0.59 0.75 0.10 0.74 0.09
PANSS positive 9.90 5.03 9.42 4.28 9.39 4.77 9.65 4.51 9.15 4.75 8.43 4.92 0.01 0.90 0.05 0.91 0.34 0.19
PANSS Negative 17.09 6.55 15.45 6.09 14.48 6.10 15.37 5.54 15.50 7.24 14.65 7.11 1.34 0.25 0.00 1.03 0.31 0.02
PANSS disorganisation 10.00 4.37 9.24 3.45 9.12 3.28 9.68 4.11 9.03 4.03 9.03 3.76 0.00 0.99 0.05 0.02 0.87 0.02
PANSS excitement 7.30 2.74 6.60 2.96 6.21 2.79 7.00 3.6 7.40 3.61 7.18 3.43 3.29 0.07 0.24 4.09 0.04 0.31
PANSS negative emotions 17.09 6.55 8.18 4.41 7.27 2.41 15.37 5.54 7.78 2.76 7.68 2.65 1.09 0.29 0.10 0.12 0.72 0.16