Right-hemisphere encephalopathy in elderly subjects with schizophrenia: evidence from neuropsychological and brain imaging studies


Cognitive impairment is a recognised feature of schizophrenia. Elderly patients with early-acquired schizophrenia are seriously affected, with a proportion of them showing clinically significant dementia, not accounted for by any recognized degenerative processes common in this age group, such as Alzheimer's disease. Progression of cognitive deficits is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00213-003-1524-9

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