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Association between abnormal brain functional connectivity in children and psychopathology: A study based on graph theory and machine learning
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2018)
Objectives: One of the major challenges facing psychiatry is how to incorporate biological measures in the classification of mental health disorders. Many of these disorders affect brain development and its connectivity.In ...
Cerebellar volume in patients with dementia
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2011-06-01)
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the cerebellar volume of subjects at different stages of Alzheimer's disease and to investigate whether volume reductions in this structure are related to cognitive decline. ...
Early intervention in psychosis: a map of clinical and research initiatives in Latin America
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2011-10-01)
OBJECTIVE: This article aims to review Latin America's early intervention services in psychosis and to shed light into their challenges and particularities. METHOD: An internet-based search comprising medical societies' ...
A psicoterapia interpessoal na depressão em pacientes com esquizofrenia: proposta de um modelo terapêutico a partir de três casos clínicos
(Sociedade de Psiquiatria do Rio Grande do Sul, 2005-12-01)
Interpersonal psychotherapy is a time-limited treatment that was developed to treat depression, however, it has not been fully studied for the treatment of depression in patients with schizophrenia yet. These patients are ...
Can molecular imaging techniques identify biomarkers for neuropsychiatric disorders?
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2007-06-01)
Factor structure of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in Brazil: convergent validation of the Brazilian version
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2014-12-01)
Objectives: The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) was developed to assess the symptoms of schizophrenia dimensionally. Although it is widely used in clinical trials in Brazil, it is not fully validated. The aim ...
Dopamine Transporter Imaging Using Tc-99m-TRODAT-1 SPECT in Parkinson's Disease
(Int Scientific Literature, Inc, 2014-08-11)
Background: Although the decrease in striatal dopamine transporter (DAT) density has been described in North American, European, and Asian Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, studies on this issue are required in the rest ...
Evaluation of neurotransmitter receptor gene expression identifies GABA receptor changes: A follow-up study in antipsychotic-naive patients with first-episode psychosis
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-09-01)
A study of the gene expression levels in the blood of individuals with schizophrenia in the beginning of the disease, such as first-episode psychosis (FEP), is useful to detect gene expression changes in this disorder in ...
Expression profile of neurotransmitter receptor and regulatory genes in the prefrontal cortex of spontaneously hypertensive rats: Relevance to neuropsychiatric disorders
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-11-30)
The spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) strain was shown to be a useful animal model to study several behavioral, pathophysiological and pharmacological aspects of schizophrenia and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. ...
Hipótese glutamatérgica da esquizofrenia
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2003-09-01)
Schizophrenia is a devastating psychiatric disorder whose pathophysiology has not been fully clarified yet. Although dopamine dysfunction in schizophrenia is unequivocal, there are many evidences suggesting the involvement ...