Recent diffusion tensor imaging findings in early stages of schizophrenia.

  title={Recent diffusion tensor imaging findings in early stages of schizophrenia.},
  author={Marinos Kyriakopoulos and Sophia Frangou},
  journal={Current opinion in psychiatry},
  volume={22 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Several lines of evidence suggest that the normal integration of cerebral function may be compromised in schizophrenia. Abnormalities in white matter tracts, which connect brain regions into functional networks, may be directly relevant to its pathophysiology. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) has increasingly been used to study white matter abnormalities in schizophrenia; in this review, we will discuss recent DTI findings focusing on the early stages of the disorder. RECENT… CONTINUE READING
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