Self-monitoring as a familial vulnerability marker for psychosis: an analysis of patients, unaffected siblings and healthy controls

J. Hommes, L. Krabbendam, D. Versmissen, T. Kircher, J. van Os, R. van Winkel

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Abstract

Background Alterations in self-monitoring have been reported in patients with psychotic disorders, but it remains unclear to what degree they represent true indicators of familial vulnerability for psychosis.Method An error-correction action-monitoring task was used to examine self-monitoring in 42 patients with schizophrenia, 32 of their unaffected siblings and 41 healthy controls.Results Significant between-group differences in self-monitoring accuracy were found (χ
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-245
Number of pages11
JournalPsychological Medicine
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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