Oxidative stress, α-tocopherol, ascorbic acid and reduced glutathione status in schizophrenics

@article{Dadheech2006OxidativeS,
  title={Oxidative stress, α-tocopherol, ascorbic acid and reduced glutathione status in schizophrenics},
  author={Gora Dadheech and Sandhya Mishra and Shiv Gautam and Praveen Sharma},
  journal={Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={34-38}
}
A disturbance in the antioxidant defense system including α-tocopherol, ascorbic acid and reduced glutahtione metabolism due to free radical induced oxidative injury has been implicated in various neuro-psychiatric disorders. The roles of these antioxidants, changes in their blood levels and correlation with oxidative stress were studied in a common psychiatric illness Schizophrenia. Fifty-eight subjects of either sex ranging in age from 18–60 years divided into two age groups (≤40 and >40… CONTINUE READING
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