Context processing in schizotypal personality disorder: evidence of specificity of impairment to the schizophrenia spectrum.

@article{McClure2008ContextPI,
  title={Context processing in schizotypal personality disorder: evidence of specificity of impairment to the schizophrenia spectrum.},
  author={Margaret McNamara McClure and Deanna M. Barch and Janine D. Flory and Philip D. Harvey and Larry J. Siever},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={342-54}
}
Working memory abnormalities, which are particularly pronounced on context processing tasks, appear relatively specific to schizophrenia spectrum illnesses compared with other psychotic disorders. However, the specificity of context processing deficits to schizotypal personality disorder (SPD), a prototype of schizophrenia, has not been studied. The authors administered 3 versions of the modified AX Continuous Performance Test and an N-back working memory test to 63 individuals with SPD and 25… CONTINUE READING