Juan Lopera-Vásquez

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OBJECTIVE To determine if the repeated occurrence of manic episodes in bipolar I disorder (BD-I) patients is associated with reduced cognitive performance, which could in turn imply a worsening in the disorder's evolution. METHOD Cognitive performance in euthymic patients was assessed using attention, memory, and executive function tests on 24 BD-I(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if medication plays a major role in cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder and if regular treatment with lithium influences the cognitive performance of a group of euthymic patients with bipolar I disorder. METHOD Cognitive performance was assessed using neuropsychological tests of attention, memory, and executive function on 60(More)
INTRODUCTION Specific developmental language disorder (SDLD) is a diagnostic entity in which language is expected to be the only cognitive function that is affected. Nevertheless, difficulties in other cognitive functions may also appear, either because the language disorder is an expression of an underlying condition or because the retarded language(More)
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