Size of the corpus callosum and auditory comprehension in schizophrenics and normal controls

Cristina Colombo, Anna Bonfanti, Simin Livian, Massimo Abbruzzese, Silvio Scarone

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Abstract

19 schizophrenic patients and 15 normal controls, matched for sex and age, were evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging for corpus callosal size and had neuropsychological functioning assessed using an auditory comprehension test. Although the MRI data did not reveal any significant differences between groups, the degree of laterality to the left versus right ear response was significantly correlated with the size of the posterior part of the corpus callosum in male schizophrenics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-70
Number of pages8
JournalSchizophrenia Research
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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Keywords

  • (Schizophrenia)
  • Auditory comprehension test (ACT)
  • Corpus callosum (CC)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychology(all)

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