Reversed cerebellar asymmetry in men with first-episode schizophrenia.

TitleReversed cerebellar asymmetry in men with first-episode schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsSzeszko, PR, Gunning-Dixon F, Ashtari M, Snyder PJ, Lieberman JA, Bilder RM
JournalBiological psychiatry
Volume53
Issue5
Pagination450-9
Date Published2003 Mar 1
ISSN0006-3223
KeywordsAdult, Cerebellum, Female, Functional Laterality, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia, Paranoid, Schizophrenic Psychology, Sex Distribution
Abstract

Abnormalities in cerebellar structure and function have been implicated in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. In this study, we investigated whether patients experiencing first-episode schizophrenia differed from healthy comparison subjects in regional cerebellar volumes or cerebellar asymmetry.

Alternate JournalBiol. Psychiatry