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Negative Symptoms Working Group Activity / Deliverables

Chairs: Stephen Marder, MD; David Daniel, MD

Most Recent Activity: Working Group Session, 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, 15-17 February 2023, Washington DC – view summary
The working group will continue to evaluate new data with bearing on methodological recommendations for future negative symptoms of schizophrenia trials. At the February 2023 working group meeting we invite presentations from people using remote measurements using EMA, facial expressions, natural language processing, actigraphy, etc.; as well as new negative symptom study data presentations. In addition, we will share at a relatively high level the findings of the Neg Sx Remote Measurement work group as reflected in the manuscript recently submitted for publication.

Current deliverable: Manuscript on remote measurement of negative symptoms

Publication: Issues and Perspectives in Designing Clinical Trials for Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Consensus Statements Schizophrenia Bulletin Open (open access)

Issues and Perspectives in Designing Clinical Trials for Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia
Methodological Issues in Negative Symptom Trials

Activity History: 
Working Group Session, 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, 8 April 2021
14th Annual Scientific Meeting – 20 February 2018, Washington DC
13th Annual Scientific Meeting – 21 February 2017, Washington DC
2014 Autumn Conference – 6 October 2014, Boston, MA
2013 Autumn Conference – 30 September 2013, Philadelphia, PA
(Session presentations slides found in Autumn Meeting file in LIBRARY)
2012 Autumn Negative Symptoms Working Group Session Plenary Report Back
Negative Symptoms Working Group Session Summary
Members who attended Working Group Dinner at 8th Annual Meeting received invitation to attend meeting of the group at the SIRS conference, April 2012, Florence Italy.