Efektivitas Remediasi Kognitif terhadap Perbaikan Fungsi Kognitif pada Penderita Skizofrenia Rawat Inap di Rumah Sakit Jiwa A di Yogyakarta

Weni Susilo Rini, M. Noor Rochman Hadjam
(Submitted 20 February 2018)
(Published 20 August 2016)


The aim of this reasearch to evaluate the effectiveness of cognitive remediation
therapy in improving cognitive function of schizophrenia inpatient. This research was a
quasi experimental with untreated control group design with dependent pretest and
posttest. Fourteen schizophrenic inpatients were assigned to either a cognitive
remediation group (n=7) or a control group (n=7). Cognitive dysfunctions were assessed
using validated Indonesian version of Cognitive Assessment Interview (CAI). The
intervention consisted of 12 sessions in 3 weeks, and was conducted in groups. Result
Cognitive training group showed significant improvements in attention(effect size 0.65),
working memory (effect size 0.68) and processing speed (effect size 0.61)after the
intervention compared to the control group, but no significant improvement in global
cognitive function. Conclusion the research suggests that cognitive remediation is not
effective to improve global cognitive function and effective to improve attention, working
memory and processing speed in hospitalized schizophrenic patients.


cognitive; cognitive remediation; schizophrenia

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DOI: 10.22146/gamajpp.33363


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