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Neuropathology of schizophrenia

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It is no longer tenable to view schizophrenia as a 'functional' disorder, lacking any structural involvement of the brain. There is a neuropathology, albeit one about which our understanding is still rudimentary, and which is far from allowing schizophrenia to be diagnosable from a brain scan or down a microscope. Both neurons and glia are affected. Changes are prominent in, but not limited to, the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus. The neuropathology is likely to represent and reflect an alt...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2008.07.013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Pages:
421-424
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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ISSN:
1476-1793
URN:
uuid:fdb1037b-bbaf-4d55-be98-6ceccc8a9749
Source identifiers:
98225
Local pid:
pubs:98225

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