Handedness is related to formal thought disorder and language dysfunction in schizophrenia.

@article{Manoach1994HandednessIR,
  title={Handedness is related to formal thought disorder and language dysfunction in schizophrenia.},
  author={Dara S. Manoach},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1994},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={2-14}
}
The handedness of 29 schizophrenics, 42 manic-depressives, and 25 normal controls was examined in relation to formal thought disorder and language dysfunction. Subjects demonstrated hand preference (Preference Index) and also performed four tasks of manual proficiency. On each of the four proficiency tasks a lateral proficiency score was computed to quantify direction and degree of manual superiority and their mean constituted the Lateral Proficiency Index. A Variability Index, consisting of… CONTINUE READING

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