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Bilateral auditory acuity of schizophrenic patients: effects of repeated testing, time of day and medication

  • Barbara T. Kugler (a1), David J. Caudrey (a1) and John H. Gruzelier (a1)

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Higher than normal auditory thresholds were demonstrated in chronic schizophrenic patients. A greater right ear sensitivity than left was exhibited, although right ear superiority diminished with repeated testing over weeks while left ear thresholds remained relatively stable. The results of acoustic impedance measures suggest that these findings are not associated with peripheral outer and middle ear disorders.

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1Address for correspondence: Dr B. T. Kugler, Neuropsychology Research Unit, Villa 2, Friern Hospital, Friern Barnet Road, London N11 3BP

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Bilateral auditory acuity of schizophrenic patients: effects of repeated testing, time of day and medication

  • Barbara T. Kugler (a1), David J. Caudrey (a1) and John H. Gruzelier (a1)

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