publication . Master thesis . 2009

Subcortical Brain Morphology in Schizophrenia : Descriptive analysis based on MRI findings of subcortical brain volumes

Gunleiksrud, Sindre;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate magnetic resonance images (MR) from patients with schizophrenia and healthy control subjects for difference in brain morphology with focus on subcortical brain volumes. Method: The study compared fourteen subcortical brain structure volumes of 96 patients diagnosed with schizophrenia (n=81) or schizoaffective disorder (n=15) with 106 healthy control subjects. Volume measures were obtained using voxel-based morphometry (FreeSurfer software suite) of T1-weighted MR images. Results: When adjusting for intracranial volume, age and gender, the hippocampus volume was smaller both on the right and left side in the patient group ...
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