IQ subtypes in schizophrenia: distinct symptom and neuropsychological profiles.

@article{Potter2010IQSI,
  title={IQ subtypes in schizophrenia: distinct symptom and neuropsychological profiles.},
  author={Anya I Potter and Paul Nestor},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={198 8},
  pages={580-5}
}
Intellectual decline, a key component of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia, varies considerably across individuals. To examine such cognitive heterogeneity, we applied cluster analysis of IQ and oral reading scores in 73 patients with schizophrenia. The following 3 empirically-derived subtypes emerged: intellectually compromised (42%) with similarly subaverage IQ (M = 79.90) and oral reading (M = 84.03); intellectually deteriorated (29%) with subaverage IQ (M = 86.81) but average oral… CONTINUE READING