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Inflammatory Cytokine Alterations in Schizophrenia: A Systematic Quantitative Review
BACKGROUND Cytokines play an important role in infection and inflammation and are crucial mediators of the cross-talk between the brain and the immune system. Schizophrenia would be associated withExpand
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Widespread and sustained cognitive deficits in alcoholism: a meta‐analysis
The cognitive repercussions of alcohol dependence are well documented. However, the literature remains somewhat ambiguous with respect to which distinct cognitive functions are more susceptible toExpand
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Contradictory cognitive capacities among substance-abusing patients with schizophrenia: A meta-analysis
Although a substance use disorder (SUD) is traditionally associated with psycho-bio-social impairments, recent investigations among persons with schizophrenia (Sz) generated divergent results.Expand
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Hypoalgesia in schizophrenia is independent of antipsychotic drugs: A systematic quantitative review of experimental studies
&NA; Diminished sensitivity to pain in schizophrenia has been reported since the early works of Bleuler [Bleuler E. Textbook of psychiatry (trans. Brill HA, 1951). New York: Dover Publications; 1911]Expand
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Computerized assessment of cognition in schizophrenia: Promises and pitfalls of CANTAB
Abstract Objective Over the last decade, the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB), which comprises visuo-spatial tasks, has been utilized in cognitive studies ofExpand
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Antipsychotics' effects on blood levels of cytokines in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis
OBJECTIVES Evidence-based medicine suggests that schizophrenia is associated with an inflammatory syndrome, but the extent to which this syndrome is normalized by antipsychotic treatment has yet toExpand
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Cocaine and Cognition: A Systematic Quantitative Review
Background:Cocaine use disorder is associated with cognitive deficits. However, the literature remains somewhat ambiguous with respect to which distinct cognitive functions are the most impaired inExpand
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Cannabidiol in Humans—The Quest for Therapeutic Targets
Cannabidiol (CBD), a major phytocannabinoid constituent of cannabis, is attracting growing attention in medicine for its anxiolytic, antipsychotic, antiemetic and anti-inflammatory properties.Expand
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Fibromyalgia subgroups: profiling distinct subgroups using the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire. A preliminary study
The main goal of this project was to identify the presence of fibromyalgia (FM) subgroups using a simple and frequently used clinical tool, the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ). A total of 61Expand
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Sensation-seeking, social anhedonia, and impulsivity in substance use disorder patients with and without schizophrenia and in non-abusing schizophrenia patients
Substance use disorders (SUDs) are common in patients with schizophrenia and this comorbidity is associated with a poorer prognosis, relative to non-abusing patients. One hypothesis that has beenExpand
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