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  • K. Ozawa, K. Hashimoto, T. Kishimoto, E. Shimizu, M. Iyo
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 March 2006)
  • BACKGROUND Maternal viral infection is associated with increased risk for schizophrenia. It is hypothesized that the maternal immune response to viruses may influence fetal brain development and leadExpand
  • E. Shimizu, K. Hashimoto, N. Okamura, Kaori Koike, M. Iyo
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 July 2003)
  • BACKGROUND Because researchers have reported that antidepressants increase the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the rat hippocampus, we investigated whether serum BDNF levelsExpand
  • K. Hashimoto, T. Fukushima, +9 authors M. Iyo
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of general psychiatry
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 June 2003)
  • BACKGROUND The hypofunction of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) subtype of glutamate receptors has been implicated in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Several lines of evidence suggest thatExpand
  • K. Hashimoto, T. Ishima, Y. Fujita, Masaaki Matsuo, M. Iyo
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 January 2008)
  • BACKGROUND Accumulating evidence suggests that alpha7 nicotinic receptor (alpha7 nAChR) agonists could be potential therapeutic drugs for cognitive deficits in schizophrenia. The present study wasExpand