Alterations of lateral temporal cortical gray matter and facial memory as vulnerability indicators for schizophrenia: An MRI study in youth at familial high-risk for schizophrenia.

@article{Brent2016AlterationsOL,
  title={Alterations of lateral temporal cortical gray matter and facial memory as vulnerability indicators for schizophrenia: An MRI study in youth at familial high-risk for schizophrenia.},
  author={Benjamin K. Brent and Isabelle M. Rosso and Heidi W. Thermenos and Daphne J. Holt and Stephen V Faraone and Nikos Makris and Ming T. Tsuang and Larry J. Seidman},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2016},
  volume={170 1},
  pages={123-9}
}
BACKGROUND Structural alterations of the lateral temporal cortex (LTC) in association with memory impairments have been reported in schizophrenia. This study investigated whether alterations of LTC structure were linked with impaired facial and/or verbal memory in young first-degree relatives of people with schizophrenia and, thus, may be indicators of vulnerability to the illness. METHODS Subjects included 27 non-psychotic, first-degree relatives of schizophrenia patients, and 48 healthy… CONTINUE READING