Brian P. Moore

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BACKGROUND Cognitive deficits in various domains have been consistently replicated in patients with schizophrenia. Most studies looking at the relationship between cognitive dysfunction and functional disability are from developed countries. Studies from developing countries are few. The purpose of the present study was to compare the neurocognitive(More)
Children who have taken psychostimulants long term for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are now presenting at adult psychiatry clinics at an age at which bipolar disorder and schizophrenia may first appear and at which pregnancy is a possibility. Doctors who may have little experience in the management of ADHD or use of psychostimulants are(More)
The study examined the relationship between obstetric complications, genetic risk and age of illness onset in bipolar disorder. Thirty DSM-IV bipolar I patients in remission (ages 21-39yr, mean 30.7 + 6.1yr.) and twenty seven healthy controls (ages 19-39yr, mean 27.7 + 7.0yr.) were investigated using structured interview, life chart and pregnancy and birth(More)
Cognitive deficits in various domains have been shown in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The purpose of the present study was to examine if residual psychopathology explained the difference in cognitive function between clinically stable patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. We compared the performance on tests of attention,(More)
There has been considerable interest in the neurocognitive functioning of subjects with mood disorders (Bcardcn ct al., 2001). I "'torn a theoretical viewpoint, the dysfunction provides insight (especially when monitored with fMlll) into the biological underpinnings, for example, structure and pathway integrity, of mood disorders. From a practical(More)
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