Research Article
Volume 13 Issue 4 - 2021
Prediction of Cognitive Planning Based on Response Inhibition and Spatial-Visual Ability in Male Schizophrenic Patients
Alamdar Moradpour Hafshejani1, Elham Foroozandeh1* and Farnaz Golmohammadi2
1Department of Psychology, Naein Branch, Islamic Azad University, Naein, Iran
2Department of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Elham Foroozandeh, Department of Psychology, Naein Branch, Islamic Azad University, Naein, Iran.
Received: August 19, 2020;Published: March 09, 2021


The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between response inhibition and spatial-visual ability with cognitive planning in male schizophrenia patients. The research method was descriptive-correlational. This study’s statistical population was men and women with schizophrenia disorder in Sina psychiatric hospital, Iran. Thirty men with schizophrenia were selected by convenience sampling method. Research tools, including the Stroop test, clock drawing test, and Hanoi tower, were individually performed. The results showed that there was a significant positive relationship between interference time of Stroop test and time duration in Hanoi tower test (r = 0.41 and p < 0.05) and the second phase scores of clock drawing test and time duration in Hanoi tower test (r = 0.42 and p < 0.05). However, there was no significant relationship between the other variables. Also, the regression analysis showed that scores of the second phase of the clock drawing test and the Stroop test’s interference time were positive predictors of cognitive planning (time dimension) in schizophrenia.

Keyword: Cognitive Planning; Response Inhibition; Spatial-Visual Ability; Schizophrenia


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Citation: Elham Foroozandeh., et al. “Prediction of Cognitive Planning Based on Response Inhibition and Spatial-Visual Ability in Male Schizophrenic Patients”.EC Neurology 13.4 (2021): 04-10.

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