Schizophrenia Research and Treatment / 2013 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Factor Structure of Social Cognition in Schizophrenia: Is Empathy Preserved?

Table 5

Factor loadings of the social cognitive measures.

Component
Interpersonal Discomfort Basic Social CognitionEmpathy

Emotion Recognition test (BLERT)−0.0730.7730.083
Social Attribution (SAT-MC)−0.2810.81−0.107
Theory of Mind (The Hinting Task)−0.0420.6030.436
Empathy (IRI)
 Perspective Taking−0.491−0.1480.666
 Empathic Concern (EC)−0.0960.030.822
 Personal Distress0.521−0.309−0.059
 Fantasy0.2450.3990.67
Self-Experience of Relatedness (BORRTI)
 Alienation0.859−0.058−0.026
 Egocentricity0.736−0.086−0.046

Note: BLERT: Bell-Lysaker Emotion Recognition Test; SAT-MC: Social Attribution Task-Multiple Choice, correct score; The Hinting Task; IRI: Interpersonal Reactivity Index; BORRTI: Bell Object Relations Reality Testing Inventory.
Factor loadings higher than 0.5 are in bold.

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