Table 3

Neuropsychological scores using the BACS-J
PS (n = 8) NS (n = 8) HC (n = 8) Kruskal-Wallis p-value post hoc
verbal memory 21.0 ± 12.47 30.25 ± 8.31 38.13 ± 8.95 8.3 <0.05 PS < HC
working memory 15.38 ± 2.13 17.13 ± 5.62 22.38 ± 3.78 9.1 <0.05 PS < HC
motor speed 40.75 ± 13.18 52.75 ± 15.34 72.75 ± 9.68 14.4 <0.001 PS < HC, NS < HC
verbal fluency 29.75 ± 7.91 33.38 ± 13.64 42.38 ± 6.78 6.1 <0.05 PS < HC
attention/speed of processing 39.88 ± 9.72 46.75 ± 15.27 65.75 ± 10.32 12.8 <0.01 PS < HC, NS < HC
executive function 13.88 ± 3.80 15.50 ± 2.67 18.63 ± 1.19 10.2 <0.01 PS < HC, NS < HC

PS polydipsic schizophrenia, NS nonpolydipsic schizophrenia, HC healthy controls.

Nagashima et al.

Nagashima et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:210   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-210

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