CSF Studies in Schizophrenia: A Multidimensional Approach

  • Wagner F. Gattaz
  • T. Gasser
  • H. Beckmann

Abstract

The aim of the present study was the simultaneous investigation of different neuronal systems in a group of schizophrenic patients and healthy controls in order to investigate their possible role in the disease, their interrelationship, and the effects of neuroleptic drugs upon their function. We have investigated the brain metabolism through the determination of the concentrations of hormones, neurotransmitters, and their major metabolites in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

Keywords

Dopamine Noradrenaline Hull Choline Catecholamine 

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  • Wagner F. Gattaz
  • T. Gasser
  • H. Beckmann

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