|The Role of COMT in Schizophrenic-Like Cognitive Impairment and Social Functioning in Children with 22q11 Deletion Syndrome
||Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disorder that is hypothesized to represent the most extreme manifestation of a continuum of impairment referred to as schizotypy. As such, many of the cognitive, clinical, behavioral, and neuroanatomical features...
|Neurological soft signs in psychometrically identified schizotypy
||Patients with schizophrenia often exhibit structural brain abnormalities, as well as neurological soft signs, consistent with its conceptualization as a neurodevelopmental disorder. Neurological soft signs are mild, presumably nonlocalizing, neurolog...
|The relationship of social anhedonia and social anxiety with schizotypy and their expression in daily life
|| "Schizotypy involves social disinterest (anhedonia) and social anxiety. The first study examined the relationship of these constructs in 364 young adults. As hypothesized, there was a moderate association between them, which diminished after partial...
|Looking for bipolar spectrum psychopathology: identification and expression in daily life
||Current clinical and epidemiological research provides support for a continuum of bipolar psychopathology: a bipolar spectrum that ranges from subclinical manifestations to full-blown bipolar disorders. The present research examined the validity of t...
|A continuum of suspiciousness and its relation to schizotypy and social anxiety
||Paranoia, a continuum of clinical and subclinical experiences in which other people are assumed or suspected to have negative and harmful intentions, is a key symptom of schizotypy (including schizophrenia spectrum disorders). Subclinical paranoia is...
|The impact of Catechol-O-Methyl transferase on working memory in psychometrically identified schizotypy
||Patients with schizophrenia often exhibit impairment in working memory that is influenced by dopamine availability in the prefrontal cortex. Dopamine availability in the prefrontal cortex is regulated in part by the activity of the Catechol-O-Methyl ...