Lateral interactions in the visual cortex of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

  title={Lateral interactions in the visual cortex of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder},
  author={Szabolcs K{\'e}ri and Oguz Kelemen and Gy{\"o}rgy Benedek and Zolt{\'a}n Janka},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={1043 - 1051}
Background. Schizophrenia is associated with perceptual organization deficits and abnormal neuronal connectivity has been described in early visual areas. The purpose of this study was to investigate the functional integrity of lateral connections in early visual areas of patients with schizophrenia and type I bipolar disorder with a history of psychosis. Method. Twenty-four out-patients with schizophrenia, 22 out-patients with bipolar disorder, and 20 healthy control subjects participated in… 

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