Journal article icon

Journal article

Right hemisphere language functions and schizophrenia: the forgotten hemisphere?

Abstract:

This review highlights the importance of right hemisphere language functions for successful social communication and advances the hypothesis that the core deficit in psychosis is a failure of segregation of right from left hemisphere functions. Lesion studies of stroke patients and dichotic listening and functional imaging studies of healthy people have shown that some language functions are mediated by the right hemisphere rather than the left. These functions include discourse planning/comp...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1093/brain/awh466

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology More from this journal
Volume:
128
Issue:
Pt 5
Pages:
963-978
Publication date:
2005-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:470830
UUID:
uuid:d27b4488-660c-4d9a-af2a-8f8f294dc545
Local pid:
pubs:470830
Source identifiers:
470830
Deposit date:
2014-07-08

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP