The Relationship Between Illness Duration And Brain Morphometry in Schizophrenia: Heschl's Gyrus and Prefrontal Cortex Volumetry

2013-01-01
KARABAY, NURİ
ÖNİZ, ADİLE
Gökçay, Didem
ALPTEKİN, KÖKSAL
Hugdahl, Kenneth
ÖZGÖREN, MURAT
Introduction: The relationship between brain morphology and illness duration has been observed as a biomarker in psychiatric and neurologic patients, especially in schizophrenia. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between the volumes of two target regions [prefrontal cortex (PFC) and Heschl's gyrus (HG)] and illness duration in schizophrenia. Such measurements can have implications for then understanding of cognitive impairments in schizophrenia.
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N. KARABAY, A. ÖNİZ, D. Gökçay, K. ALPTEKİN, K. Hugdahl, and M. ÖZGÖREN, “The Relationship Between Illness Duration And Brain Morphometry in Schizophrenia: Heschl’s Gyrus and Prefrontal Cortex Volumetry,” JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, pp. 153–167, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/54596.