Treating Executive Dysfunction to Improve Insight in Psychiatric Disorders

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Prajjita Sarma Bardoloi

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Published: 14 December 2018 | Article Type :


Executive dysfunction is not a primary psychiatric diagnosis in DSM 5, but it plays an important role in insight. This in turn determines treatment adherence, relapse prevention and functional improvement. This article shades light into importance of addressing executive dysfunction in treating acute mental illness, in order to improve overall outcome.

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