Integrated assessment of visual perception abnormalities in psychotic disorders and relationship with clinical characteristics

Turkozer H. B., Hasoglu T., Chen Y., Norris L. A., Brown M., Delaney-Busch N., ...More

PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE, vol.49, no.10, pp.1740-1748, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0033291718002477
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1740-1748
  • Keywords: Context processing, contour integration, psychosis, schizophrenia, velocity discrimination, visuospatial working memory, SPATIAL WORKING-MEMORY, NEGATIVE-SYNDROME-SCALE, SCHIZOPHRENIA-PATIENTS, MAGNOCELLULAR PATHWAY, GLOBAL SHAPES, HIGH-RISK, ORGANIZATION, DEFICITS, CONTEXT, IMPAIRMENTS
  • Marmara University Affiliated: Yes


Background. The visual system is recognized as an important site of pathology and dysfunction in schizophrenia. In this study, we evaluated different visual perceptual functions in patients with psychotic disorders using a potentially clinically applicable task battery and assessed their relationship with symptom severity in patients, and with schizotypal features in healthy participants.