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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
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
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Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Pages:
421-424
Publication date:
2008-10-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
Language:
English
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pubs:98225
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uuid:fdb1037b-bbaf-4d55-be98-6ceccc8a9749
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pubs:98225
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98225
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2013-02-20

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