Jul 1, 1988

Differences in CT findings within schizophrenics may be due to varying severity of the illness

Schizophrenia Research
A K PandurangiR M Hamer

Abstract

The authors investigated the importance of severity and duration of illness in schizophrenia with regard to findings on computerised tomographic (CT) scans. Two groups are compared, one from a state hospital's chronic ward and the other group from a university hospital. They provide evidence to propose increased ventricular size is an indicator of severity of illness.

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Tomography, X-Ray Computerized Axial
Schizophrenia
Scanning
Heart Ventricle

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