Object versus spatial visual mental imagery in patients with schizophrenia.

  title={Object versus spatial visual mental imagery in patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Aleman and Edward H. F. de Haan and Ren{\'e} S. Kahn},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  volume={30 1},
OBJECTIVE Recent research has revealed a larger impairment of object perceptual discrimination than of spatial perceptual discrimination in patients with schizophrenia. It has been suggested that mental imagery may share processing systems with perception. We investigated whether patients with schizophrenia would show greater impairment regarding object imagery than spatial imagery. METHODS Forty-four patients with schizophrenia and 20 healthy control subjects were tested on a task of object… CONTINUE READING

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