Cognitive functions in schizotypal personality disorder.

  title={Cognitive functions in schizotypal personality disorder.},
  author={Kristin S. Cadenhead and William Perry and Kathleen M Shafer and David L. Braff},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={37 2},
OBJECTIVE Schizophrenia spectrum subjects have cognitive deficits in a variety of domains. Schizotypal personality disordered (SPD) subjects do not have many of the confounds seen in schizophrenic patients, but may have the same pattern of cognitive deficits in attention and executive functioning. HYPOTHESIS We hypothesized that SPD subjects would have impairments on measures of attention, abstract reasoning, cognitive inhibition, working memory and verbal recognition memory when compared to… CONTINUE READING