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A postmortem study of the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus in schizophrenia.

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Four studies have reported that the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus (MD) is smaller and contains fewer neurons in schizophrenia. The MD is a key node in a circuit proposed to be dysfunctional in the disorder. However, one study did not find a MD volume loss in schizophrenia, and all the studies to date are relatively small. Given the importance of establishing unequivocally the presence of MD pathology, we have carried out a study of the volume and number of neurons in the left and right ...

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Cullen, TJ More by this author
Walker, MA More by this author
Parkinson, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Schizophrenia research
Volume:
60
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
157-166
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1573-2509
ISSN:
0920-9964
URN:
uuid:cfa71ec9-febf-4441-ac61-9359bd47d435
Source identifiers:
97911
Local pid:
pubs:97911

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