The role of limbic and cortical regions in schizophrenia: focus on dopamine.

@article{Marchese2002TheRO,
  title={The role of limbic and cortical regions in schizophrenia: focus on dopamine.},
  author={Giorgio Marchese and L. Pani},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          349s-354s
        }
}
Dopamine is implicated in the pathogenesis of both the positive and the negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Clinical efficacy of antipsychotic drugs, without the production of side-effects, may be achieved by a dose-response separation of pharmacological function, regional (i.e., anatomical) selectivity of action, or by the selective targeting of neuroreceptors. The atypical antipsychotics have many different ways of acting on receptors in the brain, but they have in common a decreased… CONTINUE READING

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