Organizational and visual memory deficits in schizophrenia and bipolar psychoses using the Rey-Osterrieth complex figure: effects of duration of illness.

@article{Seidman2003OrganizationalAV,
  title={Organizational and visual memory deficits in schizophrenia and bipolar psychoses using the Rey-Osterrieth complex figure: effects of duration of illness.},
  author={Larry J. Seidman and Margaret Lanca and William S. Kremen and Stephen V Faraone and Ming T. Tsuang},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={949-64}
}
Verbal declarative memory deficits in schizophrenia are well documented whereas visual declarative memory is less studied. Moreover, there are limited data on whether organizational and visual memory deficits are specific to schizophrenic psychoses. We compared visual memory and organizational function in patients with chronic schizophrenia (n=79) and chronic bipolar psychotic disorder (n=14), and in healthy controls (n=84) using the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure (ROCF), testing whether… CONTINUE READING

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