Abnormal gyral complexity in first-episode schizophrenia.

TitleAbnormal gyral complexity in first-episode schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsNarr, KL, Bilder RM, Kim S, Thompson PM, Szeszko P, Robinson D, Luders E, Toga AW
JournalBiological psychiatry
Date Published2004 Apr 15
KeywordsAdult, Analysis of Variance, Brain Mapping, Case-Control Studies, cerebral cortex, Female, Functional Laterality, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Imaging, Three-Dimensional, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Neuropsychological Tests, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Schizophrenia, Sex Factors

Abnormalities in the patterns and frequency of cortical folding might help identify temporal and regionally specific disturbances in normal neurodevelopmental processes that occur in association with schizophrenia. Few studies, however, have investigated gyral complexity in schizophrenia.

Alternate JournalBiol. Psychiatry