The effect of a split in WAIS-R VIQ and PIQ scores on patients with cognitive impairment and psychiatric illness

Florence Hackerman, Daniel L. Buccino, Gerard Gallucci, Chester W Schmidt

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This study examined the clinical effects of cognitive impairment on the course of patients who have a major psychiatric disorder. Surprisingly, a statistical split between Verbal and Performance IQ on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised is not a marker for greater psychiatric morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-87
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996

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Psychiatry
Intelligence
Morbidity
Cognitive Dysfunction
Clinical Studies

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  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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