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The hippocampus and schizophrenia

  • Stephan Heckers

Abstract

It is now widely accepted that schizophrenia is associated with abnormalities of the brain. The details, however, are unclear: Which neural circuits are affected and which remain intact? When do structural and functional abnormalities develop in the brain? How can brain abnormalities explain the clinical features?

Keywords

Dentate Gyrus Schizophrenic Patient Hippocampal Volume Declarative Memory Axon Initial Segment 
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  • Stephan Heckers
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryMassachusetts General Hospital - EastCharlestownUSA

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