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The relationship between deficit syndrome schizophrenia, as determined by the Schedule for the Deficit Syndrome, and impairments in memory and executive function was investigated by administering the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Test, and the Wechsler Memory Scales...
Cholecystokinin (CCK) is the most widely distributed neuropeptide in the central nervous system. One of its several functions is to modulate the release of dopamine in brain areas involved in reinforcement and reward behavior. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of CCK system...
Catechol- O -methyltransferase is a candidate in the predisposition to schizophrenia both because of its function and the position of its gene. A multipoint non-parametric linkage analysis and a transmission disequilibrium test were performed on 42 multiplex families genotyped for Pml I and Bcl I...