Hemispheric asymmetries and schizophrenia: a preliminary magnetic resonance imaging study.


A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of 20 chronic schizophrenic outpatients (5 women and 15 men) and 20 healthy volunteers, individually matched for age and sex, was conducted. Schizophrenics showed a statistically significant lateral ventricular enlargement and smaller corpus callosum: brain ratio than controls. There were no statistically significant… (More)