1995 issue 4

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Volume 4, issue 4

Diagnostyka obrazowa i neuropsychologiczna

Magnetic resonance imaging in schizophrenia

Marek Jarema1, MARZANNA CHOMA1
1. III Kliniki Psychiatrycznej IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1995, 4, 367-372
Keywords: magnetic resonance imaging, schizophrenia

Abstract

A review of the most recent literature on usefulness of MRI in schizophrenia is presented. The lack of any specific MRI changes in schizophrenic patients has been emphasized. The most frequently reported MRI abnormalities in schizophrenia include a decreased volume of either the brain, or of some cerebral structures, such as e.g. the frontal or temporal lobes. Lateralization of MRI abnormalities, as well as abnormalities found in either the structures connecting the cerebral hemispheres or in basal ganglia have been also reported.

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