Neural correlates of psychotic symptoms in dementia with Lewy bodies.

  title={Neural correlates of psychotic symptoms in dementia with Lewy bodies.},
  author={Yasuhiro Nagahama and Tomoko Okina and Norio Suzuki and M Matsuda},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={133 Pt 2},
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between psychotic symptoms in dementia with Lewy bodies and brain perfusion on single photon emission tomography. Based on factor analysis in 145 patients, psychotic symptoms were classified into five symptom domains (factor 1 to 4-related symptoms and delusions). The relationship between each symptom domain and brain perfusion was assessed in 100 patients with dementia with Lewy bodies, while accounting for the effects of age, sex… 

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