Neuropsychology of schizophrenia

 

Robert Schug, based at the University of Southern California, talks about the neuropsychology of schizophrenia. In particular he discusses the approach in relation to those schizophrenics who go on to develop personality disorder problems of the antisocial type.


 

Date published: 18 July 2008

Audio running time: 14 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast, we hope that you will:

 

  • have a better understanding of what neuropsychology is

     

  • be familiar with the types of tests involved in neuropsychology

     

  • be able to appreciate the advantages and limitations of neuropsychology over more invasive methods

     

  • be aware of the longer term implications of a neuropsychological approach towards understanding schizophrenia.

 

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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2008. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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