Theory of mind in first degree relatives of individuals with bipolar disorder

Michael T Reynolds, Tamsyn Van Rheenen, Susan Lee Rossell

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Abstract

We assessed theory of mind (ToM) performance in unaffected first-degree relatives of individuals with bipolar disorder compared to healthy controls across several well recognised tasks. Results indicated that the former group were significantly impaired on the verbal but not visual or higher-order ToM tasks, suggesting that a verbal ToM deficit might be a useful endophenotypic marker for bipolar disorder.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400 - 402
Number of pages3
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume219
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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