Hemispheric asymmetry of frontal and temporal gray matter and age of onset in schizophrenia.

@article{Maher1998HemisphericAO,
  title={Hemispheric asymmetry of frontal and temporal gray matter and age of onset in schizophrenia.},
  author={Brendan A Maher and Theo C. Manschreck and Deborah A. Yurgelun-Todd and Ming T. Tsuang},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={413-7}
}
BACKGROUND Investigators have reported lack of normal asymmetry of lateralization in some schizophrenic patients, as measured postmortem and by preference and/or performance. It has been suggested that this lack of asymmetry is related to early onset of schizophrenia. The present study extends the inquiry by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurement of volumetric asymmetry. METHODS Hemispheric asymmetry of volume in regional gray matter was examined in 16 schizophrenic patients who had… CONTINUE READING

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