Sensorimotor and cognitive slowing in schizophrenia as measured by the Symbol Digit Substitution Test.

OBJECTIVES A vast amount of studies demonstrates the presence of psychomotor slowing in schizophrenia. The objective of the present study was to investigate whether this overall psychomotor slowing can be divided into distinct processes that differentially affect cognitive functioning in schizophrenia. METHODS The pen-tip movements of 30 schizophrenic… CONTINUE READING