Journal article icon

Journal article

Sexually dimorphic white matter geometry abnormalities in adolescent onset schizophrenia.

Abstract:

The normal human brain is characterized by a pattern of gross anatomical asymmetry. This pattern, known as the "torque", is associated with a sexual dimorphism: The male brain tends to be more asymmetric than that of the female. This fact, along with well-known sex differences in brain development (faster in females) and onset of psychosis (earlier with worse outcome in males), has led to the theory that schizophrenia is a disorder in which sex-dependent abnormalities in the development of br...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1093/cercor/bhs422

Authors


Savadjiev, P More by this author
Whitford, TJ More by this author
Clemm von Hohenberg, C More by this author
Expand authors...
Journal:
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
1389-1396
Publication date:
2014-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2199
ISSN:
1047-3211
URN:
uuid:88b9d4f5-eb17-416c-8b22-617053b7ad8b
Source identifiers:
470803
Local pid:
pubs:470803

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP