February 1973

A Longitudinal Study of Schizophrenic Thinking

Author Affiliations

New Haven, Conn
From the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn (Drs. Harrow and Harkavy), Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, Calif (Dr. Bromet), and the Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH (Dr. Tucker).

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1973;28(2):179-182. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1973.01750320019003

Seventy-four patients, including 22 schizophrenics, were administered the object-sorting test at the acute stage, and then again 11 months later during the posthospital stage in order to determine whether two types of thought disorders are a permanent characteristic of schizophrenic thinking or only a function of the acute phase of the disorder.