Impaired Wisconsin card sorting test performance in first-episode schizophrenia: resource or motivation deficit?

@article{Ilonen2000ImpairedWC,
  title={Impaired Wisconsin card sorting test performance in first-episode schizophrenia: resource or motivation deficit?},
  author={Tuula Ilonen and Tero Taiminen and Hannu Lauerma and Hasse Karlsson and Hans Y Helenius and Pentti Tuimala and K M Leinonen and Elina Wallenius and Raimo K R Salokangas},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={
          385-91
        }
}
Patients with first-episode schizophrenia (n = 27) and age- and education-matched healthy controls (n = 27) were administered the standard version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R), and the Rorschach according to the Comprehensive System (CS). Schizophrenic patients achieved a significantly lower full-scale IQ and made more perseverative responses and achieved fewer categories on the WCST than the healthy control group. No… CONTINUE READING

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