Orofacial dyskinesia, cognitive function and medication.

  title={Orofacial dyskinesia, cognitive function and medication.},
  author={Prakash Thomas and Ralph McGuire},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
The presence of tardive dyskinesia in a sample of 43 patients with schizophrenia and 37 psychopaths who had been hospitalised for many years and exposed to large amounts of medication was assessed while testing their cognitive function. Subjects who showed no evidence of abnormal movements performed significantly better on the test of delayed recall, but there were no differences in performance on any of the other tests of cognitive function used. Multiple regression analysis revealed that age… CONTINUE READING