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Sustained attention-deficit confirmed in euthymic bipolar disorder but not in first-degree relatives of bipolar patients or euthymic unipolar depression.

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BACKGROUND: Cognitive dysfunction persists in the euthymic phase of bipolar disorder and may provide a marker of underlying neuropathology and disease vulnerability. This study aimed to replicate a deficit in sustained attention in euthymic bipolar patients and investigate sustained attention in first-degree relatives of bipolar probands and in remitted patients with major depressive disorder. METHODS: The rapid visual information processing (RVIP) task was used to measure sustained attentio...

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Kempton, MJ More by this author
Scarnà, A More by this author
Grasby, PM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Biological psychiatry
Volume:
57
Issue:
2
Pages:
183-187
Publication date:
2005-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:41434296-f3da-4bc5-b131-3d1f02c45d27
Source identifiers:
97976
Local pid:
pubs:97976

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