Neuropsychological near normality and brain structure abnormality in schizophrenia.

@article{Wexler2009NeuropsychologicalNN,
  title={Neuropsychological near normality and brain structure abnormality in schizophrenia.},
  author={Bruce E. Wexler and Hongtu Zhu and Morris D Bell and Sarah S Nicholls and Robert K. Fulbright and John C Gore and Tiziano Colibazzi and Jose Amat and Ravi Bansal and Bradley S. Peterson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={166 2},
  pages={189-95}
}
OBJECTIVE Cognitive deficits are prominent in schizophrenia. Patients have an average score one standard deviation below normal on a broad spectrum of cognitive tests. It has been repeatedly noted, however, that 20%-25% of patients differ from this general pattern and score close to normal on neuropsychological testing. This study used brain morphometry to 1) identify brain abnormalities associated with more severe cognitive deficits and 2) help determine whether cognitively relatively intact… CONTINUE READING

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