Dissociable mechanisms for memory impairment in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

Glahn D. C., Barrett J., Bearden C. E., Mintz J., Green M. F., Monkul E. S., ...More

PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE, vol.36, no.8, pp.1085-1095, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0033291706007902
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1085-1095
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Background. Although memory deficits are consistently reported in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the mechanisms underlying these impairments are poorly understood. Clarifying the nature and degree of overlap in memory deficits between the two illnesses could help to distinguish brain systems disrupted in these illnesses, and indicate cognitive remediation strategies to improve patient outcomes.