Further evidence for dementia of the prefrontal type in schizophrenia? A controlled study of teaching the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test.

@article{Goldberg1987FurtherEF,
  title={Further evidence for dementia of the prefrontal type in schizophrenia? A controlled study of teaching the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test.},
  author={Terry E. Goldberg and Daniel R. Weinberger and Karen Faith Berman and Neil H. Pliskin and M H Podd},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={1008-14}
}
Recent physiological and cognitive studies of schizophrenia have implicated dysfunction of prefrontal cortex as a possible explanation for some of the disabling intellectual and social aspects of the disorder. To investigate the potential reversibility of cognitive deficits and the role of state variables, eg, attention and motivation, three groups of patients with schizophrenia were administered the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test on six consecutive occasions. Two of the groups received… CONTINUE READING