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In the present study we have measured, on a monthly basis, the concentration of plasma homovanillic acid (pHVA) in schizophrenic patients during 13 months of their pharmacological treatment. The average pHVA values of each patient were within the range of 7.30-17.70 ng/ml and the coefficients of variation for each patient (CV %) were within the range of(More)
INTRODUCTION Certain personality traits and genetic polymorphisms are contributing factors to bipolar disorder and its symptomatology, and in turn, this syndrome influences personality. The aim of the present study is to compare the personality traits of euthymic bipolar patients with healthy controls and to investigate the effect of the(More)
Hyperprolactinemia is a common side effect of antipsychotic treatments. Existing alternatives to resolve this problem include decreasing the antipsychotic dose or switching to a different antipsychotic agent. Nevertheless, said modifications can sometimes lead to decompensation of the patient. We report a clinical case of a female patient in whom the(More)
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