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MRI and cognitive behavioral function in schizophrenia

  • R. E. Gur
Conference paper
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 36)

Summary

There is active research applying MRI to the study of brain anatomy in schizophrenia. As the technology improves and measurements are refined, this method, in combination with behavioral measures, is likely to contribute to the understanding of brain function in schizophrenia. The heterogeneity of schizophrenia challenges investigators to integrate anatomic and behavioral parameters with physiology. MRI techniques have already been applied to obtain quantitative imaging of cerebral blood flow and holds promise for combined MRI and neurobehavioral studies.

Keywords

Corpus Callosum Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study Ventricular Enlargement Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Temporal Horn 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Gur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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