Language disturbances in schizophrenia

Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc. 2009 Oct-Dec;18(4):314-7.


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.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Language Disorders / etiology*
  • Schizophrenia / complications*