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Tesi etd-10222019-112631


Thesis type
Tesi di specializzazione (4 anni)
Author
MERLINO, SERGIO
URN
etd-10222019-112631
Title
GENETIC AND CLINICAL CORRELATES OF COGNITIVE PERFORMANCES IN MAJOR MENTAL DISORDERS
Struttura
MEDICINA CLINICA E SPERIMENTALE
Corso di studi
PSICHIATRIA
Supervisors
relatore Prof.ssa Dell'Osso, Liliana
correlatore Dott.ssa Carmassi, Claudia
Parole chiave
  • digit span test
  • trail making test
  • Simon task test
  • Corsi block test
  • executive functions
  • memory
  • mental disorders
  • neuocognition
  • TAAR1
Data inizio appello
12/11/2019;
Consultabilità
Secretata d'ufficio
Riassunto analitico
Correlational study analyzing neurocognition in patients with mental disorders. divided into three parts: genetic, clinic and neurodevelpomental. In the first part were found some correlations between two polymorphisms of TAAR1 and memory functions. In the second part it was investigated the role of age, number of admissions and duration of illness which correlates with lower executive functions and lastly it was investigated the neurodevelopement through AdAS questionnaire and it was found that subthresholds autistic traits correlates with reduction of inhibitory control.
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