Neurological soft signs in familial and sporadic schizophrenia

  title={Neurological soft signs in familial and sporadic schizophrenia},
  author={K. Fountoulakis and P. Panagiotidis and V. Kimiskidis and I. Nimatoudis and X. Gonda},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
OBJECTIVE Neurological soft signs (NSS) are a group of minor non-localizable neurological abnormalities found more often in patients with schizophrenia. The aim of the current study was investigate whether there is any difference in their manifestation in familial vs. sporadic schizophrenia. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study sample included 120 patients suffering from schizophrenia according to DSM-5 (71 males and 49 females; aged 32.79 ± 11.11 years old) and 110 normal controls (57 males and 53… Expand
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