Generalized cognitive impairment in male adolescents with schizotypal personality disorder.

@article{Weiser2003GeneralizedCI,
  title={Generalized cognitive impairment in male adolescents with schizotypal personality disorder.},
  author={Mark Weiser and Shlomo Noy and Z. Furkan Kaplan and Abraham Reichenberg and R Yazvitsky and Daniella Nahon and Itamar Grotto and Haim Y. Knobler},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={116B 1},
  pages={36-40}
}
Schizotypal Personality Disorder (SPD) shares common genetic and biological substrates with schizophrenia, and patients with SPD have been reported to suffer both from specific cognitive impairments, and from a generalized cognitive dysfunction, similar to those found in schizophrenia. The aim of this cross-sectional, population-based study was to assess general cognitive functioning in adolescents with SPD. The Israeli Draft Board systematically assesses cognitive functioning and administers… CONTINUE READING