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Hypofrontality revisited: a high resolution single photon emission computed tomography study in schizophrenia.

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Hypofrontality or reduced activity in the prefrontal cortex, measured as reduced frontal perfusion or glucose uptake, has gained the status of an established finding in the medical literature on schizophrenia. Many relevant studies, however, have potential sources of bias, such as small subject numbers, or unreliable performance of activation tasks by the patients during the scanning procedure. Seventy patients with non-affective and non-organic psychoses were recruited--most qualifying for D...

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10.1136/jnnp.58.4.452

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
4
Pages:
452-456
Publication date:
1995-04-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:139278
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uuid:060ae1af-d909-4cbd-9fb3-47c3e5bfd177
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pubs:139278
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139278
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2012-12-19

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