Smaller anterior hippocampal formation volume in antipsychotic-naive patients with first-episode schizophrenia.

TitleSmaller anterior hippocampal formation volume in antipsychotic-naive patients with first-episode schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsSzeszko, PR, Goldberg E, Gunduz-Bruce H, Ashtari M, Robinson D, Malhotra AK, Lencz T, Bates J, Crandall DT, Kane JM, Bilder RM
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume160
Issue12
Pagination2190-7
Date Published2003 Dec
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAcute Disease, Adult, Amygdala, Antipsychotic Agents, Brain, Dominance, Cerebral, Female, Hippocampus, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Mathematical Computing, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychotic Disorders, Reference Values, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Psychology, Temporal Lobe
Abstract

The authors investigated volumetric alterations of the anterior hippocampal formation in patients experiencing a first episode of schizophrenia relative to healthy comparison subjects.

Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry