chapter  11
The Orienting Response as an Index of Attentional Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
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My chapter focuses on autonomic response, primarily on skin conductance (SCR) studies of orienting, largely neglecting the EEG literature. Partly, this is a bow to the pressure of time, but partly it is a recognition of the fact that autonomic work has so far established a stronger claim to trait marker status within schizophrenia (e.g., Aim, Lindstrom, Ost, & Ohman, 1984; Ohman, in press; Venables, 1984).