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Eye Tests May Help Identify Schizophrenia.

Another example of the importance of eye examinations.



Eye Tests May Help Identify Schizophrenia.

Medscape Share to FacebookShare to Twitter (11/2, Brauser) reports, “Using a series of simple eye tests to identify abnormal eye movements may help clinicians to distinguish patients with schizophrenia from those without,” according to a study Share to FacebookShare to Twitter published in the Nov. 1 issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry. “A study of almost 90 patients with schizophrenia and almost 90 of their healthy peers showed that tests focusing on viewing patterns could detect eye-movement abnormalities associated with the disorder. And, in one combined data model, the tests correctly discriminated between the two groups with 98.3% accuracy.”