Course of recovery of cognitive impairment in patients with schizophrenia: a randomised double-blind study comparing sertindole and haloperidol.

@article{Gallhofer2007CourseOR,
  title={Course of recovery of cognitive impairment in patients with schizophrenia: a randomised double-blind study comparing sertindole and haloperidol.},
  author={Bernd Gallhofer and Peeter Jaanson and Aur{\'e}lia Mittoux and Per Tangh\oj and Stefanie Lis and Stephan Krieger},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={275-86}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the impact of sertindole and haloperidol on cognitive function in patients suffering from schizophrenia. METHODS In a 12 week trial, of the 40 patients randomised to treatment, 34 (17 sertindole and 17 haloperidol) were included in the analysis set. Cognitive sub-processes were investigated with the Reaction Time Decomposition (RTD) method and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), at baseline, Week 4 and Week 12. RESULTS In executive function, i.e. set shifting tasks… CONTINUE READING

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