Longitudinal grey-matter and glutamatergic losses in first-episode schizophrenia

October 2017

Mental Health

Country of origin: UK

Are glutamatergic changes in patients with schizophrenia correlated with grey-matter losses during the first years of illness? Dr Raj Persaud interviews Dr Jean Théberge, Assistant-Professor based at the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Joseph?s Health Hospital, London, Ontario in a recent podcast from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Théberge published a paper in the British Journal of Psychiatry which aims to determine whether glutamatergic changes in patients with schizophrenia are correlated with grey-matter losses during the first years of illness.

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