Naveen Kumar Srivastava

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INTRODUCTION A range of psychoactive substances used by patients suffering from schizophrenia varies and may include those which are fatal and may cause serious toxicity leading to death. We here present a case report of a patient suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, who was abusing Datura stramonium over a prolonged period. CASE SUMMARY A 32 year old(More)
Presence of abnormal cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) in patients of schizophrenia has been reported in many studies. CSP has not been reported in patients of Alcohol dependent syndrome (ADS), though less brain weight and volumespecially of white matter has been found in neuropathological studies. We selected the CT scans,done in the year 2012 and 2013 of male(More)
OBJECTIVE Several significant midline abnormalities including cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) have been reported in schizophrenia. However, not all studies were able to replicate similar findings. Furthermore, very few of them were conducted with large samples. METHODS CSP was identified and graded with 16 slice computed tomography (CT) machine in 138(More)
Like prevalence of abnormal cavum septum pellucidum in patients of schizophrenia remains controversial, its role in clinical outcome, duration of illness and effect on treatment remains less understood as well. Our study examined clinical correlates of enlarged cavum septum pellucidum in schizophrenia. A total of 139 patients diagnosed with schizophrenia(More)
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