Attention profile in schizophrenia compared with depression: differential effects of processing speed, selective attention and vigilance.

@article{Egeland2003AttentionPI,
  title={Attention profile in schizophrenia compared with depression: differential effects of processing speed, selective attention and vigilance.},
  author={Jens Egeland and Bj\orn Rishovd Rund and Kjetil S. Sundet and Nils Inge Landr\o and Arve Egil Asbj\ornsen and Anders Lund and Atle Roness and Kirsten Irene Stordal and Kenneth Hugdahl},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 4},
  pages={276-84}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study is to investigate whether subjects with schizophrenia and major depression display attention deficits for different reasons. METHOD Subjects with schizophrenia (n = 53), recurrent major depression (n = 50) and normal controls (n = 50) were administered with 11 measures of processing speed, selective attention and vigilance. Indices of basal speed, speeded attention, non-speeded attention and vigilance were computed. RESULTS Both clinical groups were impaired… CONTINUE READING

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