Language disturbances in schizophrenia

Marcella Bellani, Cinzia Perlini, Paolo Brambilla

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Language disturbances represent a core feature of schizophrenia, affecting social interactions and quality of life. Here we summarize linguistic and pragmatic deficits and illustrate the role of brain imaging studies in delineating the neural substrates of language deficits in patients with schizophrenia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)314-317
Number of pages4
JournalEpidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009


  • Brain imaging
  • Pragmatics
  • Prosody
  • Psychosis
  • Semantics
  • Speech
  • Syntax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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