Regional cerebral blood flow in first-episode schizophrenia patients before and after antipsychotic drug treatment. Scottish Schizophrenia Research Group.

  • Published 1998 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
A total of 38 patients in a first presentation of schizophrenia prior to drug treatment underwent a single photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) scanning programme whilst undertaking a verbal fluency task. Their scans were compared with those of 38 normal volunteer controls matched for age, sex and father's social class. Schizophrenic patients… CONTINUE READING