Creatine kinase and aldolase in serum: abnormality common to acute psychoses.

@article{Meltzer1968CreatineKA,
  title={Creatine kinase and aldolase in serum: abnormality common to acute psychoses.},
  author={Howard I Meltzer},
  journal={Science},
  year={1968},
  volume={159 3821},
  pages={1368-70}
}
Activity of creatine kinase and aldolase in serum increased in 14 of 16 patients with recent onset of a psychotic reaction, and in five of six patients treated with psychotomimetic drugs. There was either no increase of these enzymes or a slight increase in severely agitated (or depressed) non-psychotic hospitalized patients and chronic psychotic patients. The increase of the enzymes preceded the onset of the acute psychotic symptoms in at least three cases, was highest during the first 2 weeks… CONTINUE READING

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