Progressive brain change in schizophrenia: a prospective longitudinal study of first-episode schizophrenia.

@article{Andreasen2011ProgressiveBC,
  title={Progressive brain change in schizophrenia: a prospective longitudinal study of first-episode schizophrenia.},
  author={Nancy C. Andreasen and Peg Nopoulos and Vincent Magnotta and Ronald Pierson and Steven Ziebell and Beng-Choon Ho},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={70 7},
  pages={672-9}
}
BACKGROUND Schizophrenia has a characteristic onset during adolescence or young adulthood but also tends to persist throughout life. Structural magnetic resonance studies indicate that brain abnormalities are present at onset, but longitudinal studies to assess neuroprogression have been limited by small samples and short or infrequent follow-up intervals. METHODS The Iowa Longitudinal Study is a prospective study of 542 first-episode patients who have been followed up to 18 years. In this… CONTINUE READING
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