Memory impairment in schizophrenia: a study using event-related potentials in implicit and explicit tasks.

@article{Guillem2001MemoryII,
  title={Memory impairment in schizophrenia: a study using event-related potentials in implicit and explicit tasks.},
  author={François Guillem and Monica Bicu and Ron Hooper and David I. Bloom and Marshall A Wolf and Jacques Messier and Ren{\'e} Desautels and J. Bruno Debruille},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={157-73}
}
Although memory impairment is recognized as a major fact of schizophrenia, only a few studies have investigated memory impairments with specifically designed event-related potential (ERP) protocols. In this study, ERPs were recorded from 15 schizophrenia patients and 15 matched control subjects during implicit and explicit memory tasks for unfamiliar faces. The results showed that patients have a reduced modulation of an N400-like component in both the implicit and explicit tasks that suggests… CONTINUE READING