The executive control of attention differentiates patients with schizophrenia, their first-degree relatives and healthy controls.

@article{Breton2011TheEC,
  title={The executive control of attention differentiates patients with schizophrenia, their first-degree relatives and healthy controls.},
  author={Florence Breton and Aur{\'e}lie Plant{\'e} and Cindy Legauffre and Nastassja Morel and Jean Ad{\`e}s and Philip Gorwood and Nicolas Ramoz and Caroline Dubertret},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={203-8}
}
Attentional and executive impairments have been reported in patients with schizophrenia and in their healthy first-degree relatives. However, its nature remains unclear and discrepancies between studies have been observed. These might be due to differences in the clinical severity of the illness or in sociodemographic factors. The objective of the present work was to explore the efficiency of three attention networks: alerting, orienting and executive control (conflict inhibition) defined… CONTINUE READING