Schizophrenia-like psychosis arising de novo following a temporal lobectomy: timing and risk factors.

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OBJECTIVES To clarify risk factors for the development of schizophrenia-like psychotic disorders following temporal lobectomy, and to explore the possibility that the early postoperative period is a time of high risk for the onset of such chronic psychotic disorders. METHODS Patients who developed schizophrenia-like psychosis were identified from a series… (More)

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