Effect of symptoms on executive function in bipolar illness.

  title={Effect of symptoms on executive function in bipolar illness.},
  author={Tracy Dixon and Eugenia Kravariti and Chris Frith and Robin MacGregor Murray and Philip K. McGuire},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={34 5},
BACKGROUND The relationship between cognitive function and symptomatology in bipolar disorder is unclear. This study assessed executive function during the manic, depressed and remitted stages of bipolar I disorder. METHOD Tasks assessing phonological and semantic verbal fluency, the Hayling Sentence Completion Test, the Stroop Neuropsychological Screening Test and the Cognitive Estimates Test were administered to manic (n = 15), depressed (n = 15), and remitted (n = 15) bipolar I patients… CONTINUE READING