Long-term effect of prefrontal lobotomy on verbal fluency in patients with schizophrenia.

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OBJECTIVE This study investigated the long-term effects of bilateral prefrontal leukotomy on lexical abilities in schizophrenia subjects. METHOD we compared performances of leukotomized (LSP), non-leukotomized schizophrenia patients (NLSP) and normal controls, using a test of verbal fluency. Multiple case and triple comparison design were implemented. i.e… (More)

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@article{Stip2004LongtermEO, title={Long-term effect of prefrontal lobotomy on verbal fluency in patients with schizophrenia.}, author={Emmanuel Stip and M J Bigras and Adham Mancini-Mar{\"{i}e and Marie-Eve Cosset and Deborah Ann Black and Andr{\'e}-Roch Lecours}, journal={Brain and cognition}, year={2004}, volume={55 3}, pages={466-9} }