Sex differences in neuropsychological functioning among schizophrenic patients.

  title={Sex differences in neuropsychological functioning among schizophrenic patients.},
  author={Richard R. J. Lewine and Elaine F. Walker and R Shurett and Jane Caudle and Catherine A. Haden},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={153 9},
OBJECTIVE The view of schizophrenic men as having poorer premorbid development, earlier age at onset, and worse outcome than schizophrenic women predicts greater neuropsychological impairment in the former than the latter. The authors examined in detail neuropsychological functioning in a large group of schizophrenic patients and a healthy comparison group. METHOD Neuropsychological functioning in 132 male and 63 female patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder was extensively… CONTINUE READING

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