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The effects of antipsychotics on brain structure: what have we learnt from structural imaging of schizophrenia?: A commentary on ‘Do antipsychotic drugs affect brain structure? A systematic and critical review of MRI findings’ by Navari & Dazzan (2009)

  • S. J. Borgwardt (a1) (a2) (a3), R. Smieskova (a1) (a2), P. Fusar-Poli (a3), K. Bendfeldt (a2) and A. Riecher-Rössler (a1)...
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*Address for correspondence: Dr S. J. Borgwardt, Psychiatric Outpatient Department, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH-4031 Basel, Switzerland. (Email:
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SJ Borgwardt , PK McGuire , J Aston , U Gschwandtner , MO Pfluger , RD Stieglitz , EW Radue , A Riecher-Rossler (2008). Reductions in frontal, temporal and parietal volume associated with the onset of psychosis. Schizophrenia Research 106, 108114.

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P Fusar-Poli , J Perez , M Broome , S Borgwardt , A Placentino , E Caverzasi , M Cortesi , P Veggiotti , P Politi , F Barale , P McGuire (2007). Neurofunctional correlates of vulnerability to psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 31, 465484.

DE Job , HC Whalley , EC Johnstone , SM Lawrie (2005). Grey matter changes over time in high risk subjects developing schizophrenia. Neuroimage 25, 10231030.

S Navari , P Dazzan (2009). Do antipsychotic drugs affect brain structure? A systematic and critical review of MRI findings. Psychological Medicine. Published online: 2 April 2009. doi:10.1017/S0033291709005315.

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Psychological Medicine
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