Neuroleptic effects on autonomic activity in schizophrenia: between-group and within-subject paradigms and comparisons with controls.

@article{Zahn2001NeurolepticEO,
  title={Neuroleptic effects on autonomic activity in schizophrenia: between-group and within-subject paradigms and comparisons with controls.},
  author={Theodore P. Zahn and David Pickar and Daniel P van Kammen},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={503-15}
}
Effects of fluphenazine on electrodermal activity (EDA) and heart rate (HR) were studied in patients with schizophrenia and normal control subjects during rest periods, presentation of innocuous tones, and a reaction time (RT) task. Two types of analyses were used: (1) between-group analyses-patients taking placebo were compared with patients taking fluphenazine and with control subjects using only data from the first test session; and (2) within-subject analyses-the same patients were tested… CONTINUE READING