Studies of Brain Metabolism in Psychiatric Patients Can Standards Be Drawn? (Journal of Neural Transmission/Supplementum, No 37) by H. Agren

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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) has been used for a decade in psychiatric research to study regional brain glucose metabolism, and the results seem to be inconsistent. However, the inconsistency may be explained by differences in methods and clinical protocols.

Get this from a library. Studies of Brain Metabolism in Psychiatric Patients: Can Standards Be Drawn?. [H Ågren; J -L Martinot; F -A Wiesel] -- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) has been used for a decade in psychiatric research to study regional brain glucose metabolism, and the results seem to be inconsistent.

However, the inconsistency. Subsequently, a number of studies have reported lower whole brain metabolic rates in individuals with schizo-phrenia as compared with normal controls. 4,5,18 A recent study has reported increased metabolism in unmedicated patients with schizophrenia.

9 On qualitative evaluation of the scans, a global reduction in metabolism was observed in 50%. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Author: H.

Ågren, J.-L. Martinot, F.-A. Wiesel. Metabolism. All vertebrates have a blood–brain barrier that allows metabolism inside the brain to operate differently from metabolism in other parts of the body. Glial cells play a major role in brain metabolism by controlling the chemical composition of the fluid that surrounds neurons, including levels of MeSH: D This chapter describes the collaborative psychopharmacologic studies exploring catecholamine metabolism in psychiatric disorders.

Studies of amines and their metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), likely represent the most direct available means for evaluating amine metabolism in the human by: Martinot JL. () Drug washout issues in studies of cerebral metabolism by positron emission tomography in psychiatric patients.

In: Ågren H., Martinot JL., Wiesel FA. (eds) Studies of Brain Metabolism in Psychiatric Patients: Can Standards Be Drawn?. Journal of Neural Transmission (Supplementum 37), vol Springer, ViennaCited by: 3.

Mar 04,  · Targeting Brain Metabolism. Multiple studies have reported regional and global hypometabolism in MDD, which could be related (either causally or consequentially) to the neurobiology of mood disorders.

29 – 32 Positron emission tomography studies have shown abnormalities in glucose consumption rates and in blood flow in several brain regions Cited by: Positron emission tomography with 18 F-deoxyglucose was used to evaluate regional brain glucose metabolism in eight normal subjects and eight psychiatric patients with a history of repetitive violent behavior.

Seven of the patients showed widespread areas of low brain metabolism. Although the location of the abnormal regions varied among patients, they showed significantly lower relative Cited by: Numerous studies have found that there might be an association between abnormal metabolism (diabetes type II, obesity and metabolic syndrome) and psychiatric disorders In a large study of patients with manic depression 60 or schizophrenia 61, 62, the rate of diabetes was found to be higher than in the general population (% of people.

Regulation of glucose at the biochemical level affects every area of the brain, and has impact from cellular to behavioral brain function. It plays an important role in diseases such as diabetes, stroke, schizophrenia and drug abuse as well as in normal and dysfunctional memory and cognition.

This volume represents a thorough examination of all the major issues that are relevant to glucose. The Brain Physiology and Metabolism Section (BPMS) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Clinical Neuroscience Program (CNP) of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) propose to study regional brain phospholipid metabolism in young and old normal volunteers and in patients with Alzheimer disease.

Aug 05,  · To investigate this further, we directly studied brain metabolism in prefrontal cortex of human schizophrenia patients (N = 10) and healthy controls (N = 12), as well as in two species of non-human primates, chimpanzees (N = 5) and rhesus macaques (N = 6), using 1 H NMR spectroscopy (Materials and methods).This approach allowed the measurement of the relative concentrations of 21 Cited by: Jan 02,  · Written by leading researchers in their fields, Studies on Psychiatric Disorders explores therapeutic approaches with aspects of various antioxidants, cryostimulation, and hyperbaric oxygen treatment in oxidative stress in neuropsychiatric diseases.

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Neuroimaging of Dopamine Metabolism in Normal and Psychiatric Patients researchers can find and "map" the location of dopamine receptors in the brain. Patients participating in this study must also have been selected for other genetic studies being conducted at the NIMH.

Patients with schizophrenia will be selected from a NIMH research. Nov 19,  · Background. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mental illness with high lifetime prevalence close to 20%. Positron emission tomography (PET) studies have reported decreased prefrontal, insular and limbic cerebral glucose metabolism Cited by: Brain Metabolism in Substance-Induced Psychosis and Schizophrenia: A Preliminary PET Study may cause increased brain metabolism in patients with induced psychosis but not in those with.

Anxious Mice One problem in psychiatric research is knowing what to measure and how to measure it. In studies of obesity or hypertension, scientists can measure weight gain or blood pressure.

In addition to these four neuropsychological studies utilizing exclusively antipsychotic-naïve patients, two other studies included a subset of antipsychotic-naïve patients and reported that this subset did not differ on neuropsychological testing from patients who had been treated with medications.

Apomorphine effects on brain metabolism. Jul 01,  · Background In functional brain imaging studies of major depressive disorder (MDD), regional abnormalities have been most commonly found in prefrontal cortex, anterior cingulate gyrus, and temporal lobe. We examined baseline regional metabolic abnormalities and metabolic changes from pretreatment to posttreatment in subjects with by: Psychiatry Ketogenic Diets for Psychiatric Disorders: A New Review Where the science stands, and what it means for you.

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The brain relies on glucose for energy 1. The brain is one of the most metabolically active organs in the body. Together with the heart, liver, and kidneys, it consumes about 60% of the body’s energy requirements.

1 The heart and kidneys are more metabolically active than the brain, but as the brain is larger, it takes a higher proportion of the body’s energy needs.

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May 08,  · Philadelphia, PA, May 8, – It is increasingly recognized that chronic psychotropic drug treatment may lead to structural remodeling of the brain. Indeed, clinical studies in humans present an intriguing picture: antipsychotics, used for the treatment of schizophrenia and psychosis, may contribute to cortical gray matter loss in patients, whereas lithium, used for the treatment of.

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Brain cells communicate with each other by releasing chemicals called neurotransmitters. In order for brain cells to transfer information, one cell will release a neurotransmitter that will be recognized by a receptor located on surface of another cell. One such neurotransmitter is dopamine.

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This volume presents coverage of the use of positron emission tomography (PET) to study the human brain. The contributors assess new developments in high-resolution positron emission tomography, cyclotrons, radiochemistry, and tracer kinetic models, and explore the use of PET in brain energy metabolism, blood flow, and protein synthesis measurements, receptor analysis, and pH.

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