Comparison of serum BDNF levels in deficit and nondeficit chronic schizophrenia and healthy controls.

@article{ValienteGmez2014ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of serum BDNF levels in deficit and nondeficit chronic schizophrenia and healthy controls.},
  author={Alicia Valiente-G{\'o}mez and Benedikt Lorenz Amann and Frederic M{\'a}rmol and Cristina Oliveira and Ana Messeguer and Amalia Lafuente and Edith Pomarol-Clotet and Miguel Bernardo Arroyo},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2014},
  volume={220 1-2},
  pages={197-200}
}
The aim of this study was to compare serum BDNF levels of chronic schizophrenic patients, with or without deficit syndrome, and healthy controls. A comparative study of serum BDNF levels, determined by ELISA, was performed in 47 chronic patients with schizophrenia matched with 47 healthy controls. A part of the chronic schizophrenic sample was further divided into patients with a deficit (n=14) and a nondeficit syndrome (n=20), according to the Proxy for the Deficit Syndrome Scale. A… CONTINUE READING

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