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Schizophrenic subgroups with normal and abnormal cognitive functioning on the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery.
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PMID:  6671868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new set of decision rules for identification of brain dysfunction among schizophrenic or schizoaffective disorder patients were tested with the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery. In a sample of 100 patients from these categories with normal neurological examination findings, three groups of patients were identified. These patients respectively were identified as cognitively normal, borderline, or abnormal. These groups were subjected to a series of multivariate and univariate analyses that showed them to be associated with significantly different profiles on the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery. Different functional systems were postulated to account for the differences in impaired scores across normal, borderline, and abnormal cognitive functioning groups. Further research with external validation criteria was encouraged.
J A Moses
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of neuroscience     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0020-7454     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-10     Completed Date:  1984-05-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0270707     Medline TA:  Int J Neurosci     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Damage, Chronic / diagnosis*,  psychology
Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Psychological Tests*
Psychotic Disorders / diagnosis
Schizophrenia / diagnosis*
Schizophrenic Psychology

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