Memory impairment in schizophrenia: its extent, affiliations and neuropsychological character.

@article{Tamlyn1992MemoryII,
  title={Memory impairment in schizophrenia: its extent, affiliations and neuropsychological character.},
  author={D Tamlyn and P. Joseph McKenna and Ann Margaret Mortimer and Chester Lund and Sandra Hammond and Alan Baddeley},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={101-15}
}
In a sample of 60 schizophrenic patients encompassing all grades of severity and chronicity memory impairment was found to be prevalent, often substantial, and disproportionate to the overall level of intellectual impairment. The deficits were not easily attributable to poor cooperation, attention or motivation; nor were they related to neuroleptic or anticholinergic medication. Memory impairment was significantly associated with severity and chronicity of illness and also with negative… CONTINUE READING

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