Cognitive functioning in late-life schizophrenia: a comparison of elderly schizophrenic patients and patients with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Davidson1996CognitiveFI,
  title={Cognitive functioning in late-life schizophrenia: a comparison of elderly schizophrenic patients and patients with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Michael W. Davidson and Philippe-Olivier Harvey and Kathleen A Welsh and Peter Powchik and Katherine M Putnam and Richard C. Mohs},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={153 10},
  pages={1274-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have suggested that geriatric inpatients with chronic schizophrenia manifest profound cognitive impairments. This study investigated how these cognitive impairments resemble those seen in degenerative dementing conditions. METHOD The neuropsychological battery of the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD), widely used to characterize the cognitive deficits of patients with Alzheimer's disease, was used to compare patterns of cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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