Autobiographical memory in schizophrenia: an examination of the distribution of memories.

@article{Elvevg2003AutobiographicalMI,
  title={Autobiographical memory in schizophrenia: an examination of the distribution of memories.},
  author={Brita Elvev{\aa}g and K Megan Kerbs and James D. Malley and Elizabeth Seeley and Terry E. Goldberg},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={402-9}
}
Patients with schizophrenia display numerous memory impairments. Examination of autobiographical memory distribution across the life span can constrain theories of how schizophrenia affects memory. Previously, schizophrenic patients were shown to produce fewer memories from early adulthood than from childhood or the recent past (A. Feinstein, T. E. Goldberg, B. Nowlin, & D. R. Weinberger, 1998), this temporal paucity corresponding with illness onset. The current study examined this issue… CONTINUE READING

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