P.D. Harvey

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Despite 50 years of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions, schizophrenia remains one of the leading causes of disability. Schizophrenia is also a life-shortening illness, caused mainly by poor physical health and its complications. The end result is a considerably reduced lifespan that is marred by reduced levels of independence, with few novel(More)
Attentional impairment has been hypothesized to be associated with negative symptoms in schizophrenia. The present study examined the relation between attentional performance and positive and negative symptoms in both schizophrenic and manic patients. The results showed that deficits on the distraction conditions of a digit-span task were greatest in(More)
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