Early-onset schizophrenia is associated with impaired adolescent development of attentional capacity using the identical pairs continuous performance test.

@article{Thaden2006EarlyonsetSI,
  title={Early-onset schizophrenia is associated with impaired adolescent development of attentional capacity using the identical pairs continuous performance test.},
  author={Emily P. Thaden and Joseph P Rhinewine and Todd Lencz and Hana M Kester and Kelly L. Cervellione and Inika N Henderson and David Roofeh and Katherine E. Burdick and Barbara A Napolitano and Barbara A. Cornblatt and Sanjiv Kumra},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 2-3},
  pages={157-66}
}
The authors examined performance on the Continuous Performance Test-Identical Pairs "numbers" task in adolescents with schizophrenia (n=59) and healthy controls (n=55). Adjusting for an estimate of premorbid intelligence and socioeconomic status, patients performed worse than normal controls on all three d' conditions (2-digit, 3-digit, 4-digit). However… CONTINUE READING