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Asymmetry of lexico-semantic processing in schizophrenia changes with disease progression

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Background: Are anomalies of cerebral asymmetry integral to the disease process? Here, we examined the influence of age, chronicity and age of onset of illness in 34 patients with early onset schizophrenia and 20 controls in relation to structural asymmetries of the temporal lobe and performance asymmetries on a semantic language lexical decision task. Methods: Volumetric MRI and a novel divided visual field probe of lateralised lexico-semantic language were assessed in patients with early on...

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Collinson, SL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
James, ACD More by this author
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Journal:
Schizophrenia Research
Volume:
134
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
125-130
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1573-2509
ISSN:
0920-9964
URN:
uuid:a1bb03b4-2c12-405b-8a4a-11746d02a162
Source identifiers:
313624
Local pid:
pubs:313624

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