[Erythrocyte superoxide dismutase (eSOD) determination in positive moments of psychosis].

@article{Vaiva1994ErythrocyteSD,
  title={[Erythrocyte superoxide dismutase (eSOD) determination in positive moments of psychosis].},
  author={Guillaume Vaiva and Pascal J. Thomas and Janette Leroux and Olivier Cottencin and Denis Dutoit and Frederick Erb and Michel Goudemand},
  journal={Therapie},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={
          343-8
        }
}
Dysregulation of free radical metabolism has been supposed to be involved in schizophrenia etiopathogeny. Recently, Wang et al. showed a red blood cell super oxide dismutase increase in positive schizophrenia (Crow's type I), but neither in negative schizophrenia (Crow's type II) nor in controls. The study included 28 in-patients suffering from acute positive psychosis who were compared with 15 controls. We confirmed the results of Wang. We found a significantly red blood cell Super oxide… CONTINUE READING

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