Aberrant folate status in schizophrenic patients: What is the evidence?

  title={Aberrant folate status in schizophrenic patients: What is the evidence?},
  author={J W Muntjewerff and Henk J. Blom},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
A vast amount of case reports, open studies and, to a lesser extent, case-control studies have been published on the topic of psychopathology and folate deficiency. These studies reported a high incidence of serum folate deficiency in patients with various psychiatric disorders. Folate deficiency seems to be a particular consistent finding in depressive patients. The evidence for an association between aberrant folate status and schizophrenia seems less convincing. The lack of stringent… CONTINUE READING


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