Low olfactory bulb volume in first-degree relatives of patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Turetsky2003LowOB,
  title={Low olfactory bulb volume in first-degree relatives of patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Bruce I. Turetsky and Paul J. Moberg and Steven E Arnold and Richard L Doty and Raquel E. Gur},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={160 4},
  pages={703-8}
}
OBJECTIVE There is a substantial genetic contribution to schizophrenia but no way to readily identify individuals at risk. Biological abnormalities reflecting greater genetic vulnerability may be discovered by examining healthy family members of patients with schizophrenia. There is evidence that olfactory impairments are common in patients. The authors previously reported that patients have abnormal olfactory bulbs, assessed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This study examined olfactory… CONTINUE READING

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