Executive-frontal lobe cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia: a symptom subtype analysis.


Impairment of executive-frontal lobe functioning, affecting the planning, initiation and regulation of goal-directed behavior, is a common cognitive deficit in schizophrenia. However, it is unclear if deficits in these frontal-lobe-mediated abilities are differentially expressed across clinical subgroups. We analyzed executive-frontal abilities in relation… (More)