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Schizophrenia and the frontal lobes: post-mortem stereological study of tissue volume.

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BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that there is frontal lobe involvement in schizophrenia, and that it may be lateralised and gender-specific. AIMS: To clarify the structure of the frontal lobes in schizophrenia in a post-mortem series. METHOD: The volume of white matter and cortical components of the frontal lobes was measured in brains of controls and patients with schizophrenia using planimetry and the Cavalieri principle. The components measured were: superior frontal gyrus, middle fronta...

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10.1192/bjp.178.4.337

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science More from this journal
Volume:
178
Issue:
APR.
Pages:
337-343
Publication date:
2001-04-01
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Language:
English
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pubs:97979
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uuid:615b0baa-f559-448a-85bc-edf995a8ad99
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pubs:97979
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97979
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2012-12-19

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