Differences in smooth pursuit eye movement between posttraumatic stress disorder with secondary psychotic symptoms and schizophrenia.

@article{Cerbone2003DifferencesIS,
  title={Differences in smooth pursuit eye movement between posttraumatic stress disorder with secondary psychotic symptoms and schizophrenia.},
  author={Arleen B Cerbone and Frederic J. Sautter and Gina M Manguno-Mire and William E. Evans and Holly Tomlin and Barry Schwartz and Leann Myers},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2003},
  volume={63 1-2},
  pages={59-62}
}
Studies show high comorbidity between post-traumatic stress disorder and psychotic symptoms. Despite this fact, there has been only one published study of the neurobiology of this enigmatic disorder. This preliminary study examines the relationship between psychotic symptoms in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizophrenia by measuring smooth pursuit eye movement (SPEM) in subjects with PTSD and secondary psychotic symptoms, schizophrenia, and healthy controls. The results show that… CONTINUE READING