The neuropsychology of schizophrenia: relations with clinical and neurobiological dimensions.

@article{Elliott1995TheNO,
  title={The neuropsychology of schizophrenia: relations with clinical and neurobiological dimensions.},
  author={Rebecca Elliott and Barbara J Sahakian},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          581-94
        }
}
It is now beyond question that the symptoms observed in schizophrenia include a range of cognitive neuropsychological deficits that may be more enduring than psychotic symptoms (Cassens et al. 1990; Goldberg et al. 1993) Goldberg et al. (1993) found that a group of patients treated with clozapine whose psychotic symptoms improved significantly over a 15 month study period showed no improvement in cognitive impairments. He argued that the enduring cognitive deficits are responsible for failure… CONTINUE READING

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