Novel Antischizophrenia Treatments by Stephen R. Marder (auth.), Mark A. Geyer, Gerhard Gross

By Stephen R. Marder (auth.), Mark A. Geyer, Gerhard Gross (eds.)

This quantity attempts to place present remedy - achievements, shortcomings, closing clinical wishes - and rising new pursuits into the context of accelerating wisdom concerning the genetic and neurodevelopmental contributions to the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. many of the chapters additionally care for respective experimental and medical method, biomarkers, and translational elements of drug improvement. the amount concentrates on reviewing the continued learn trying to establish novel remedies for the cognitive deficits and adverse indicators of schizophrenia, which aren't taken care of thoroughly through present antipsychotic medications.

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7 Long-Term Memory and Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Morris Water Maze . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Long-Term Relational Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Speed of Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Competence or capacity) constrains what one will do (everyday functional performance), these assessments have been developed to measure the skills that underlie functioning. This area of research has led to findings suggesting that functional capacity measures are highly correlated with cognitive test performance and may be more proximal than cognitive abilities to everyday outcomes. This relationship seems logical. If one is interested in whether someone can pay their bills, should the predictive assessment require the patient to manage money, write checks, and make bank deposits, or should they be asked to connect 25 dots as fast as they can?

4 Reversal Learning Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Working Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Working Memory Span Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Short/Long-Term Recognition Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Novel Object Recognition Task .

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