Evidence for a deficit in volitional action generation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Kloft2011EvidenceFA,
  title={Evidence for a deficit in volitional action generation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Lisa Kloft and Eva Kischkel and Norbert Kathmann and Benedikt Reuter},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={755-61}
}
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients show deficits in tasks of executive functioning like the antisaccade (AS) task. These deficits suggest problems in response inhibition or volitional saccade generation. Thirty patients (15 nonmedicated) and 30 healthy subjects performed antisaccades and simple volitional saccades (SVS), that is, centrally cued… CONTINUE READING