Opposite links of positive and negative symptomatology with memory errors in schizophrenia

@article{Brbion1999OppositeLO,
  title={Opposite links of positive and negative symptomatology with memory errors in schizophrenia},
  author={Gildas Br{\'e}bion and Xavier Francisco Amador and Mark J. Smith and Dolores Malaspina and J. M. Gorman},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={88},
  pages={15-24}
}
We wished to confirm and extend a previous correlational study of our group, suggesting that positive symptoms in schizophrenia were linked to an increase in certain types of memory errors, and negative symptoms to a decrease in other types of errors. A post-hoc analysis was conducted in 33 schizophrenic patients and 40 normal control subjects on memory errors collected in a free recall task and two types of recognition tasks. The memory errors were intrusions and list errors in free recall… CONTINUE READING
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