Is lateral bias anomalous in early-onset schizophrenia? Selected comparisons with normal populations

@article{Collinson2004IsLB,
  title={Is lateral bias anomalous in early-onset schizophrenia? Selected comparisons with normal populations},
  author={Simon Lowes Collinson and Tania Jane Phillips and Anthony C D James and Digby J Quested and Timothy John Crow},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={125},
  pages={219-224}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate lateral bias in patients with early-onset schizophrenia. Hand, eye, and foot preferences and relative hand skill were examined in early-onset patients (n=44) and matched controls (n=39), and were compared with population estimates. Patients demonstrated a significant excess in mixed handedness (20.5% vs. 8.5%) relative to population estimates and reduced relative hand skill on a pegboard task compared with controls. Left eye preference was significantly… CONTINUE READING

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