Hippocampal neurons in schizophrenia

  title={Hippocampal neurons in schizophrenia},
  author={Stephan Heckers and Christine Konradi},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
The hippocampus is crucial for normal brain function, especially for the encoding and retrieval of multimodal sensory information. Neuropsychiatric disorders such as temporal lobe epilepsy, amnesia, and the dementias are associated with structural and functional abnormalities of specific hippocampal neurons. More recently we have also found evidence for a role of the hippocampus in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. The most consistent finding is a subtle, yet significant volume difference… CONTINUE READING