Event-related potentials elicited by distractors in an auditory oddball paradigm in schizophrenia.

@article{Kogoj2005EventrelatedPE,
  title={Event-related potentials elicited by distractors in an auditory oddball paradigm in schizophrenia.},
  author={Ale{\vs} Kogoj and Zvezdan Pirtosek and Martina Tomori and David Bozidar Vodusek},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2005},
  volume={137 1-2},
  pages={49-59}
}
Patients with schizophrenia are affected more adversely than healthy controls by distracting conditions, due to their inability to adequately apportion attentional resources to targets or distractors. We attempted to re-evaluate the effects of distractors in 25 patients with chronic schizophrenia and in 12 controls. They performed an auditory target-detection task with 1500 Hz tone distractors and an additional control condition where a 1500-Hz tone was used as the target. The rate of target… CONTINUE READING

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