David McNicol

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Similar changes in the spoken language of schizophrenic patients were demonstrated in two separate studies. Schizophrenic patients used less depth of clausal embedding and fewer reduced relative clauses; they uttered more semantically deviant sentences and were more dysfluent than either manic patients or control subjects. They appeared to demonstrate a(More)
A new and syntactically more complex version of the Token Test was developed to investigate the comprehension of complex syntax in schizophrenia. Results suggested that schizophrenic patients as a group demonstrated an impairment of comprehension proportionate to a reduction in the syntactic complexity of their spoken language, which had been demonstrated(More)
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