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The glutamatergic and dopaminergic systems are thought to be involved in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Their interaction has been widely documented and may have a role in the neurobiological basis of the disease. The aim of this study was to compare, using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H-MRS), glutamate levels in the precommissural(More)
IMPORTANCE Increased glutamate levels in the right associative striatum have been described in patients during a first episode of psychosis. Whether this increase would persist after effective antipsychotic treatment is unknown. OBJECTIVES To compare the glutamate levels in antipsychotic-naive patients with first-episode psychosis in the right associative(More)
The objective was to determine the psychometric properties of the Dimensions of Psychosis Instrument (DIPI) in Mexican patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. One-hundred patients were recruited. Convergent and divergent validity were determined with the positive and negative scores of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale; a forced five-factor(More)
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