Neuropsychological correlates of hippocampal volumes in patients experiencing a first episode of schizophrenia.

TitleNeuropsychological correlates of hippocampal volumes in patients experiencing a first episode of schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsSzeszko, PR, Strous RD, Goldman RS, Ashtari M, Knuth KH, Lieberman JA, Bilder RM
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume159
Issue2
Pagination217-26
Date Published2002 Feb
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAdult, Brain Mapping, Female, Hippocampus, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Neuropsychological Tests, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Psychology, Sex Factors
Abstract

Despite evidence for hippocampal structural abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia, their functional correlates remain largely unknown. This study investigated the neuropsychological correlates of hippocampal volume in 43 men and 32 women experiencing a first episode of schizophrenia.

Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry