Kate J. Hayes

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Relationships of neuroleptic dosage and tardive dyskinesia with measures of attentional, information-processing, and psychophysiological dysfunctions in medicated chronic schizophrenics were explored by correlational and stepwise multiple-regression analysis. High neuroleptic dosage was found to be associated with increased reaction time, reduced span of(More)
Research with schizophrenics is reviewed in the areas of the startle reflex, subject-initiated evoked potentials, and two-stimulus evoked potentials. A hypothesis of an early (pre-100 ms) information-processing deficit is posited and further refined by results presented from brain evoked potentials during a backward-masking experiment. The implications of(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of the study was to assess the long term outcome and quality of life of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for refractory hypoxemia. METHODS A retrospective observational study with prospective health related quality of life (HRQoL) assessment was conducted(More)
The primary aim of this study was to determine whether there is an association between neuroleptic treatment and skin-conductance orienting response (SCOR) nonresponding in chronic schizophrenics. In a design adapted to this purpose, we were unable to demonstrate a relationship between neuroleptics and nonresponding. Although inability to prove the null(More)
1. A backward masking task with simultaneous measurement of topographically mapped evoked potentials was performed by normal, schizophrenic, and patient control subjects. 2. Behavioral results replicated previous studies demonstrating schizophrenic deficit and to a lesser extent patient control deficit in this task. 3. Two competing theories of (A) defects(More)
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