Mixed-handedness in patients with functional psychosis.

  title={Mixed-handedness in patients with functional psychosis.},
  author={Rammohan Rao Malesu and Mary Cannon and Peter B. Jones and Kwame McKenzie and K Gilvarry and Larry Rifkin and Brian K. Toone and Robin MacGregor Murray},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={168 2},
BACKGROUND An excess of non-right-handedness has been shown among patients with schizophrenia. However it is not clear whether this finding can be accounted for by an increase in left-handedness, mixed-handedness or both. It is not known whether atypical patterns of hand preferences occur in other functional psychotic illnesses. METHOD The Annett hand preference questionnaire was administered to patients with schizophrenia (n = 120); affective psychosis (n = 55); schizoaffective psychosis (n… CONTINUE READING
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