Increased saccadic rate during smooth pursuit eye movements in patients at Ultra High Risk for developing a psychosis

@article{Tricht2010IncreasedSR,
  title={Increased saccadic rate during smooth pursuit eye movements in patients at Ultra High Risk for developing a psychosis},
  author={Mirjam van Tricht and Dorien H. Nieman and L. J. Bour and Thijs Boer{\'e}e and Don H. Linszen},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={73},
  pages={215-221}
}
Abnormalities in eye tracking are consistently observed in schizophrenia patients and their relatives and have been proposed as an endophenotype of the disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the performance of patients at Ultra High Risk (UHR) for developing psychosis on a task of smooth pursuit eye movement (SPEM). Forty-six UHR patients and twenty-eight age and education matched controls were assessed with a task of SPEM and psychiatric questionnaires. Our results showed that both… CONTINUE READING

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