Investigation of Heschl's gyrus and planum temporale in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: A proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study

Atagun M. İ. , Sikoglu E. M. , Can S. S. , Karakas-Ugurlu G. , Ulusoy-Kaymak S., Caykoylu A., ...More

Schizophrenia Research, vol.161, pp.202-209, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 161
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.schres.2014.11.012
  • Title of Journal : Schizophrenia Research
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-209


Background: Superior temporal cortices include brain regions dedicated to auditory processing and several lines of evidence suggest structural and functional abnormalities in both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within this brain region. However, possible glutamatergic dysfunction within this region has not been investigated in adult patients.