Insight and psychosis: the next 30 years. David, A. S. (2020).

2020 | Metacognition | Output
23 Nov, 2020

The British Journal of Psychiatry, 1-3.

Volume 217(3)
doi: 10.1192/bjp.2019.217.

This short review article summarises insight research since my paper ‘Insight and Psychosis’ was published in 1990. The concept of insight has been operationalised and a number of assessment instruments published. Measures of insight have been correlated with for example cognitive function (including metacognition), mood, decisional making capacity and even brain measures in a rich and growing academic literature. Interventions to improve insight are beginning to be tested in clinical trials