Association of abnormal smooth pursuit eye movements with the deficit syndrome in schizophrenic patients.

@article{Ross1996AssociationOA,
  title={Association of abnormal smooth pursuit eye movements with the deficit syndrome in schizophrenic patients.},
  author={David E. Ross and Gunvant K. Thaker and Robert W. Buchanan and A. C. Lahti and Deborah R. Medoff and John J. Bartko and Marianne J Moran and Jeanne Hartley},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={153 9},
  pages={1158-65}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors' goal was to test the hypothesis that abnormal smooth pursuit eye movements in schizophrenic patients are associated with the deficit syndrome. METHOD The eye movements of 24 normal comparison subjects, 32 patients with nondeficit schizophrenia, and 11 patients with deficit schizophrenia were tested with infrared oculography using foveapetal step-ramp targets. RESULTS The group of schizophrenic patients had normal latency to pursuit onset, abnormally decreased open… CONTINUE READING

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