In Reply Hajduk and Pinkham argue that the understanding of the interplay between cognition and real-life functioning would have been more accurate in our study1 if different social cognition tests and a measure of social capacity had been included. They base their comments on 2 studies by Pinkham et al.2,3 In addition, they express some concern on participant recruitment and emphasis on targeting functional skills. We report hereafter our responses to their comments.
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