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Exposure-based cognitive-behavioral treatment of PTSD in adults with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a pilot study.
In an open trial design, adults (n=20) with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and either schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder were treated via an 11-week cognitive-behavioral intervention forExpand
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Eye tracking and visual attention to threating stimuli in veterans of the Iraq war.
Theoretical and clinical characterizations of attention in PTSD acknowledge the possibility for both hypervigilance and avoidance of trauma-relevant stimuli. This study used eye tracking technologyExpand
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Hippocampal volume, PTSD, and alcoholism in combat veterans.
Studies imposing rigorous control over lifetime alcohol intake have usually not found smaller hippocampal volumes in persons with posttraumatic stress disorder. Because the majority of negativeExpand
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Aberrant semantic activation in schizophrenia: a neurophysiological study.
OBJECTIVE Schizophrenia has long been thought to be characterized by a fundamental disturbance in semantic associations, which has often been presumed to be of neurobiological origin. The authorsExpand
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Stimulus novelty differentially affects attentional allocation in PTSD
BACKGROUND This study investigated attentional allocation in 39 Vietnam combat veterans, 25 with and 14 without posttraumatic stress disorder, assessing P300 amplitudes and latencies during bothExpand
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The effect of family status and schizotypy on electrophysiologic measures of attention and semantic processing
BACKGROUND Disturbances in both attention and language are central to the phenomenology of the schizophrenia spectrum disorders. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relativeExpand
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PERITRAUMATIC DISSOCIATION AND PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO TRAUMA-RELEVANT STIMULI IN VIETNAM COMBAT VETERANS WITH POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
A recent study found that female rape victims with acute posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who received a high score on the Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire exhibitedExpand
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Attention to novel and target stimuli in trauma survivors
Trauma and its consequences can have lasting biological and cognitive effects on those who experience them. This study investigated the extent to which trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),Expand
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Neuropsychological correlates of MRI temporal lobe abnormalities in schizophrenia.
OBJECTIVE The authors evaluated the neuropsychological correlates of temporal lobe abnormalities in schizophrenic patients. METHOD Fifteen schizophrenic patients underwent assessment of memory, byExpand
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Does the modified Stroop effect exist in PTSD? Evidence from dissertation abstracts and the peer reviewed literature.
The modified Stroop effect (MSE), in which participants show delayed colour naming to trauma-specific words, is one of the most widely cited findings in the literature pertaining to cognitive bias inExpand
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