PMID: 10761433Apr 13, 2000

Concentration of attention and learning processes in patients with schizophrenic psychosis. Part I. Attention disorders

Psychiatria polska
A WrońskaM Slósarska

Abstract

Test of the ability to focus attention on the task at hand revealed attention deficits in each group of patients under study. The decision taking time in simple reaction test was longest in schizophrenic patients, significantly longer then in patients with affective disorder. It was also fund that chronic schizophrenics performed relatively better in the vigilance test then patients hospitalized for the first time.

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Schizophrenia
Hospitalization
Severity of Illness Index
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Learning Disturbance
Schizophreniform Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder

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