GABA and glutamate in schizophrenia: A 7 T 1H-MRS study

Abstract

Schizophrenia is characterized by loss of brain volume, which may represent an ongoing pathophysiological process. This loss of brain volume may be explained by reduced neuropil rather than neuronal loss, suggesting abnormal synaptic plasticity and cortical microcircuitry. A possible mechanism is hypofunction of the NMDA-type of glutamate receptor, which… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2014.10.005

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