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Experimental neuropsychologic tests were administered to acute patients with schizophrenia and affective psychosis and to normal controls. Patients had remitting illnesses. Tests included memory for recurring digit and block spans (left and right temporohippocampal), digit and block spans (lateralized parietal/frontal), spatial and nonspatial conditional(More)
BACKGROUND We set out to determine whether and to what degree life events independent of illness increase the risk of relapse in schizophrenia following withdrawal from medication in the previous 6 months, either by triggering a relapse in the following 4 weeks or by acting cumulatively over time. METHOD Seventy-one patients fulfilling DSM-III-R criteria(More)
This study suggests that depressive symptoms are less common in severe, chronic, schizophrenic inpatients than would be predicted if these symptoms were manifestations of negative symptoms or drug-induced parkinsonism. The findings further suggest that depressive symptoms in such patients are independent phenomena which conform to a depressive syndrome.(More)
Home-cage heart rate (HR) and open-field defecation, ambulation, rearing and HR, were recorded in the offspring of mothers who had been exposed to stress during gestation. Compared with controls, experimental animals showed no significant differences in ambulation and rearing, while defecation was significantly lower. The only significant finding on HR was(More)
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