Language processing deficits in schizophrenia

“Research suggests that white matter deterioration in schizophrenia increases with duration of illness”

“In conclusion, quantifiable aspects of language are a sensitive and specific tool in the classification of patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls. Furthermore, these language disturbances are associated with symptom severity, especially with negative symptoms.”

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41537-020-0099-3#:~:text=Schizophrenia%20is%20characterized%20by%20broad,clear%20associations%20with%20language%20trac

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To strengthen the speech areas of the brain, read aloud from a book for half an hour per day. To increase speech expressiveness, sing karaoke using YouTube karaoke videos for another half an hour per day.

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