White matter abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study.

TitleWhite matter abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsSzeszko, PR, Ardekani BA, Ashtari M, Kumra S, Robinson DG, Sevy S, Gunduz-Bruce H, Malhotra AK, Kane JM, Bilder RM, Lim KO
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume162
Issue3
Pagination602-5
Date Published2005 Mar
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAdult, Anisotropy, Brain, Brain Mapping, Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Female, Frontal Lobe, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Psychotic Disorders, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Psychology, Temporal Lobe
Abstract

The goal of this study was to investigate brain white matter abnormalities by using diffusion tensor imaging in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder close to illness onset.

Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry