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Cognitive Inflexibility and Pre-frontal Dysfunction in Schizophrenia and Mania
  • R. Morice
  • Psychology, Medicine
    British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 July 1990
TLDR
The schizophrenic and manic subjects both demonstrated poor performance on the WCST, suggesting that cognitive inflexibility and/or pre-frontal dysfunction, is not specific to schizophrenia (although laterality differences could exist).
Frontal/executive impairments in schizophrenia.
TLDR
The hypothesis that schizophrenia represents a loss of, or a failure to acquire, the ability to process complex information is supported, and impairments of executive functions that could affect complex information processing could have implications for schizophrenia rehabilitation.
Language Analysis in Schizophrenia: Diagnostic Implications
TLDR
Language profiles were developed for schizophrenic, manic and non-psychotic control subjects from the analysis of free speech samples and suggest an important role for language analysis in psychiatric diagnosis.
WOMAN DANCING DREAMING: PSYCHOSOCIAL BENEFITS OF THE ABORIGINAL OUTSTATION MOVEMENT
  • R. Morice
  • Psychology
    The Medical journal of Australia
  • 1 December 1976
TLDR
The outstation movement is presented as a viable, Aboriginal‐initiated solution to some of the dilemmas facing present‐day Australian Aborigines.
Specific cognitive flexibility rehabilitation in schizophrenia.
TLDR
A Cognitive Shift neurocognitive training module was developed in the attempt to ameliorate cognitive flexibility deficits in chronic schizophrenic patients, demonstrating significant gains in Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance.
Beyond Language — Speculations on the Prefrontal Cortex and Schizophrenia
  • R. Morice
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Australian and New Zealand journal of…
  • 1 March 1986
TLDR
Changes to the structural complexity of the spoken language of schizophrenic patients have been demonstrated and speculation is offered that these changes could result from dorsolateral prefrontal cortical dysfunction.
Rehabilitation of Frontal/Executive Impairments in Schizophrenia
TLDR
The program appears to be user-friendly with therapists now successfully delivering the program, in its entirety, to schizophrenia patients, and should future studies replicate preliminary findings of improved neurocognitive performance following training with the program.
Psychiatric Diagnosis in a Transcultural Setting: The Importance of Lexical Categories
  • R. Morice
  • Psychology
    British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 January 1978
Summary In a transcultural setting, psychiatric diagnosis is often impeded by language and cultural barriers. A greater reliance on observed or reported behaviour than on the self-reporting of
Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Australia Between July 1995 and December 2001
TLDR
Atypical antipsychotic medications have replaced conventional medications as the first-line pharmacological treatment for psychotic illness in Australia and the overwhelming preference for the use of olanzapine among clinicians prescribing antipsychotics is surprising.
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