Dimensions of Attention Impairment and Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: A Multidimensional Approach Using the Conners Continuous Performance Test in a Spanish Population
Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 06/20/2012
Sanz JC et al. – Attention impairment in schizophrenia primarily involves difficulty in focusing attention, mainly related to negative symptoms. By contrast, sustained attention and vigilance seem to be affected only as a secondary consequence of the impairment to focusing attention.