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Executive function in Tourette's syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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BACKGROUND: Cognitive performance was compared in the genetically and neurobiologically related disorders of Tourette's syndrome (TS) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), in three domains of executive function: planning, decision-making and inhibitory response control. METHOD: Twenty TS patients, twenty OCD patients and a group of age- and IQ-matched normal controls completed psychometric and computerized cognitive tests and psychiatric rating scales. The cognitive tests were well-charac...

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10.1017/S0033291704003691

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Watkins, LH More by this author
Sahakian, BJ More by this author
Robertson, MM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
571-582
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:84db5eb4-3863-4d6f-b924-2fb125ade4c9
Source identifiers:
139735
Local pid:
pubs:139735

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