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Interocular transfer of movement after-effects in schizophrenia.
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PMID:  486876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A group of 16 chronic schizophrenic subjects were compared with 15 age-matched control subjects for interocular transfer of movement after-effects. Contrary to the hypothesis that schizophrenic subjects would show a deficit on this measure schizophrenics showed increased transfer compared to the controls. This effect is not due to response perseveration and is not correlated with length of hospitalization, age or dose of antipsychotic drugs. It is suggested that the effect reflects a deficit in 'inhibitory processes' in schizophrenia.
K H Tress; B T Kugler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0007-1269     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychol     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-18     Completed Date:  1979-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373124     Medline TA:  Br J Psychol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dominance, Cerebral*
Figural Aftereffect*
Middle Aged
Motion Perception*
Pattern Recognition, Visual
Schizophrenic Psychology*
Transfer (Psychology)*

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