Progressive enlargement of basal ganglia volume has been observed in schizophrenia individuals, potentially being sustained by chronic administration of antipsychotic drugs. Here we briefly summarise the state of the art of the role of antipsychotic in leading to increased basal ganglia in schizophrenia, particularly focusing on the caudate nucleus.
- globus pallidus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health