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Cognitive Enhancement

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Attention for Chapter 10: Social cognition.
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Chapter title
Social cognition.
Chapter number 10
Book title
Cognitive Enhancement
Published in
Handbook of experimental pharmacology, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16522-6_10
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-916521-9, 978-3-31-916522-6

Patin, Alexandra, Hurlemann, René, Alexandra Patin, René Hurlemann


Social cognition is a major problem underlying deficiencies in interpersonal relationships in several psychiatric populations. And yet there is currently no gold standard for pharmacological treatment of psychiatric illness that directly targets these social cognitive areas. This chapter serves to illustrate some of the most innovative attempts at pharmacological modulation of social cognition in psychiatric illnesses including schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, autism spectrum disorders, antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy, social anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Pharmacological modulation includes studies administering oxytocin, ecstasy (MDMA), modafinil, methylphenidate, and D-cycloserine. Furthermore, some background on social cognition research in healthy individuals, which could be helpful in developing future treatments, is provided as well as the potential for each drug as a long-term treatment option.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 2%
Unknown 53 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 10 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 19%
Researcher 6 11%
Student > Postgraduate 4 7%
Professor 3 6%
Other 8 15%
Unknown 13 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 19 35%
Medicine and Dentistry 6 11%
Neuroscience 6 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Chemistry 2 4%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 16 30%

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