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Letter to the Editor

Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia With Atomoxetine: A Case Report

Naren P. Rao, MBBS; Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, MBBS, MD; and Bangalore N. Gangadhar, MBBS, MD

Published: December 14, 2007

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Sir: Schizophrenia patients have deficits in attention, concentration, and information processing that result in significant functional impairment.1 Atomoxetine, a novel cognitive enhancer that can reduce executive function deficits,2 has been postulated to potentially treat these deficits in schizophrenia.3 We report a patient with schizophrenia whose cognitive functioning improved after adjunctive treatment with atomoxetine.’ ‹’ ‹

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