Increased prolactin levels are associated with impaired processing speed in subjects with early psychosis.

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Itziar Montalvo; Alfonso Gutiérrez-Zotes; Marta Creus; Rosa Monseny; Laura Ortega; Joan Franch; Stephen M Lawrie; Rebecca M Reynolds; Elisabet Vilella; Javier Labad;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3933530, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089428
  • Subject: Neuroendocrinology | Research Article | Biology | Neuroscience | Mental Health | Neuropsychology | Medicine | Neurochemistry | Psychiatry | Schizophrenia | Epidemiology | Q | R | Psychology | Biochemistry | Clinical Epidemiology | Science | Cognitive Neuroscience | Endocrinology

Hyperprolactinaemia, a common side effect of some antipsychotic drugs, is also present in drug-naïve psychotic patients and subjects at risk for psychosis. Recent studies in non-psychiatric populations suggest that increased prolactin may have negative effects on cognit... View more
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