ToM was not associated with psychopathology in general depressive and anxiety symptoms over six years from age to age Research Research database. Jongbloed Ludolf G. University of Groningen staff: The current study found no evidence for a longitudinal association between ToM ability and psychotic experiences, social functioning, and symptoms of depression and anxiety, in adolescence.
Steenhuis Gerdina H. Nauta Agna A. The aim of this study was to examine in an adolescent sample whether childhood ToM abilities can predict psychotic experiences over a period of six years and whether this is mediated by social functioning. Childhood theory of mind does not predict psychotic experiences and social functioning in a general population sample of adolescents Steenhuis, L.