Brain volume changes over the first year of treatment in schizophrenia: relationships to antipsychotic treatment.

@article{Emsley2017BrainVC,
  title={Brain volume changes over the first year of treatment in schizophrenia: relationships to antipsychotic treatment.},
  author={Robin Emsley and Laila Asmal and Stefan du Plessis and Bonginkosi Chiliza and Lebogang Phahladira and Sanja Kilian},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={47 12},
  pages={2187-2196}
}
BACKGROUND Progressive brain volume reductions have been described in schizophrenia, and an association with antipsychotic exposure has been reported. METHODS We compared percentage changes in grey and white matter volume from baseline to month 12 in 23 previously antipsychotic-naïve patients with a first episode of schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder who were treated with the lowest effective dose of flupenthixol decanoate depot formulation, with 53 matched healthy individuals. Total… CONTINUE READING

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