Amygdala volume in schizophrenia: post-mortem study and review of magnetic resonance imaging findings.


BACKGROUND Claims that schizophrenia is a disease of the limbic system have been strengthened by meta-analyses of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies finding reduced hippocampus and amygdala volumes. Some post-mortem studies do not find these abnormalities. AIMS To assess the volume of the amygdala in a series of brains post-mortem. METHOD Amygdala… (More)


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