Studies of visual information processing in schizophrenic children.

@article{Asarnow1984StudiesOV,
  title={Studies of visual information processing in schizophrenic children.},
  author={Robert F. Asarnow and Tom Sherman},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1984},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={249-61}
}
11 children meeting DSM III criteria for schizophrenia (mean age approximately 12 years), a group of normal children matched in mean mental age to the schizophrenic children, and a group of younger normal children (mean age 6.6 years) were administered a series of visual information-processing tasks in order to isolate core information-processing impairments in childhood onset schizophrenia. In Experiment 1, the schizophrenic children showed impairment relative to the MA-matched normals and… CONTINUE READING