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Language Lateralization and Psychosis

Language Lateralization and Psychosis

by Iris E. C. Sommer, Rene S. Kahn
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ISBN-13: 9780521882842
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2009
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Iris E. C. Sommer is a Psychiatrist and Researcher at the Neuroscience Department, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands.

René S. Kahn is Professor of Psychiatry and Chairman of the Neuroscience Department, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Part I. Asymmetry, Handedness and Language Lateralization: 1. Molecular mechanisms establishing consistent left-right asymmetry during vertebrate embryogenesis Sherry Aw and Michael Levin; 2. Cerebral lateralization in animal species Onur Güntürkün; 3. The history and geography of human handedness I. C. McManus; 4. The association between hand preference and language lateralization Bianca Stubbe-Dräger and Stefan Knecht; 5. The genetic basis of lateralization Marian Annett; 6. Language lateralization and handedness in twins; an argument against a genetic basis? Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. Kahn; 7. Sex differences in handedness and language lateralization Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. Kahn; Part II. Language Lateralization and Psychosis: 8. Hand-preference and population schizotypy Metten Somers, Iris E. C. Sommer and René S. Kahn; 9. Functional imaging studies on language lateralization in schizophrenia patients Annick Razafimandimby, Olivier Maïza and Sonia Dollfus; 10. The role of the right hemisphere for language in schizophrenia Alexander Rapp; 11. Auditory verbal hallucinations and language lateralization Kelly Diederen and Iris E. C. Sommer; 12. Language lateralization in patients with Formal Thought Disorder Carin Whitney and Tilo Kircher; 13. LRRTM1: a maternally suppressed genetic effect on handedness and schizophrenia Clyde Francks.

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