Delusions in schizophrenia: a phenomenological and psychological exploration.

  title={Delusions in schizophrenia: a phenomenological and psychological exploration.},
  author={A M Bentham and Angus McKay and I Quemada and Linda Moorhead Clare and N B Eastwood and P. Joseph McKenna},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychiatry},
  volume={1 4},
The psychopathological basis of delusions in schizophrenia is poorly understood. The most enduring of several early theories has suggested a causal link with formal thought disorder, whereas recent approaches have proposed relationships with a variety of cognitive abnormalities. The correlations of delusions with other schizophrenic symptoms and with cognitive functions including semantic memory, executive function, and also probabilistic reasoning bias, were examined in a series of… CONTINUE READING