Title: Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and its association with remission status in Chinese patients with schizophrenia
year: 2014
Journal: Psychiatry Res
Volume: 220
Issue: 01/02/2016
Pages: 193-6
Epubdate: 02/09/2014
date: 01/12/2015
Alternate Journal: Psychiatry research
ISSN: 0165-1781
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.07.079
Accession Number: 25174850
Abstract: The neurotrophin, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), characterises a probable neurobiochemical explanation of maldevelopments in schizophrenia and is a candidate biomarker of the illness. A paucity of studies examining neurobiochemical predictors of remission in schizophrenia exists. In this study, we seek to examine if serum BDNF level is associated with remission status in a sample of Chinese patients with schizophrenia. This study did not find a significant relationship between serum BDNF and remission in patients with schizophrenia. Identification of a suitable biomarker for diagnosis, management, and prognostic outcome is crucial and warrants further study.
Notes: 1872-7123
Renjan, Vidhya
Nurjono, Milawaty
Lee, Jimmy
Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Ireland
Psychiatry Res. 2014 Dec 15
220(1-2):193-6. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.07.079. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4736
Authors Address: Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore.
Research Division, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Department of General Psychiatry 1, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore. Electronic address: jimmy_lee@imh.com.sg.
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