Lack of normal association between cerebellar volume and neuropsychological functions in first-episode schizophrenia.
|Title||Lack of normal association between cerebellar volume and neuropsychological functions in first-episode schizophrenia.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Szeszko, PR, Gunning-Dixon F, Goldman RS, Bates J, Ashtari M, Snyder PJ, Lieberman JA, Bilder RM|
|Journal||The American journal of psychiatry|
|Date Published||2003 Oct|
|Keywords||Adult, Attention, Cerebellum, Female, Humans, Language, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, memory, Neuropsychological Tests, Psychomotor Performance, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Psychology, Visual Perception|
Functional neuroimaging studies have identified a role for the cerebellum in the neuropsychology of schizophrenia. Few studies, however, have examined the relationship between cerebellar size and neuropsychological functioning in schizophrenia. The authors' goal was to examine this relationship in patients and healthy comparison subjects.
|Alternate Journal||Am J Psychiatry|