20 minute test determines attention and memory capacity in patients with schizophrenia

(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in collabroation with the University of Oviedo and the CIBERSAM, have designed a test which in only 20 minutes can examine short-term memory capacity, mental agility and organisational capacities in patients with schizophrenia. The test was published recently in Schizophrenia Research and forms part of a doctoral thesis presented at the Department of Psychiatry of the UAB.