Chronic smoking and the BOLD response to a visual activation task and a breath hold task in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls

@article{Friedman2008ChronicSA,
  title={Chronic smoking and the BOLD response to a visual activation task and a breath hold task in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls},
  author={Lee Friedman and Jessica A. Turner and Hal S. Stern and Daniel H. Mathalon and Liv C. Trondsen and Steven G. Potkin},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={1181-94}
}
Many psychiatric patient groups smoke heavily, but little is known regarding the effects of this habit on functional brain imaging results. The present report assesses the effect of chronic smoking on the blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) response to a simple visual activation (VA) task and a breath hold (BH) task in patients with schizophrenia. Eight… CONTINUE READING