David L. Roberts, David L. Penn, and Dennis R. Combs
Social Cognition and Interaction Training (SCIT): Group Psychotherapy for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Clinician Guide
Chapter 2 Overview of SCIT and Implementation Notes
Who Is Appropriate for SCIT?
SCIT was originally developed for individuals who are at least 18 years of age, are suffering from a psychotic illness, and have interpersonal difficulties as a result of their illness. Since its development, SCIT has shown potential benefit for bipolar disorder ( ) and schizotypy ( ), among adults ( ) and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (Turner-Brown et al., in press), in heterogeneous groups of lower functioning adults with Axis I disorders ( ), and among first episode clients in late adolescence ( ). SCIT