The Contributions of Cognitive Psychology to Vulnerability Models

  • R. F. Asarnow
  • E. Granholm


This session addresses a theme developed by one of the “giants” of psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin. Part of Kraepelin’s genius was to use the constructs of the “cognitive” psychology of his day (associational psychology), to provide a conceptual framework and descriptive terms for his seminal characterization of the phenomenology of schizophrenia.


Visual Search Schizophrenic Patient Target Stimulus Dual Task Condition Contingent Negative Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Asarnow
    • 1
  • E. Granholm
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of California at Los AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of California at Los AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral SciencesUCLA School of Medicine, NPJLos AngelesUSA

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