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  • Z Soustek
  • 1989
The autopsy was performed in 225 cases of chronic schizophrenia. In 44 cases examination of the brain by light microscope revealed changes typical of Alzheimer's disease. The increased risk for the development of Alzheimer's disease in chronic schizophrenia is pointed out. In 8 schizophrenics where death occurred suddenly and unexpectedly electronmicroscopy(More)
In 1975-1985 in the mental hospital in Dobrany died 225 patients with chronic schizophrenia. The author presents the causes of death confirmed by necropsy. In all the brain was examined by a light microscope. Ordinary microscopy revealed that in chronic schizophrenia at the age above 65 years Alzheimer's disease is six times more frequent than in the(More)