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schizophrenia areas of the brain affected

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Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Brain changes: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected in the brain such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patie ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Multiple areas: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patients. Other s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Multiple areas: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patients. Other s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Brain changes: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected in the brain such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patie ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrienne Pasek
11 years experience Clinical Psychology
Brain and anger: The amygdala is the area of the brain responsible for emotional responses including anger. If you are struggling with anger issues find a good therapi ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Ketamine: Ketamine acts on NMDA receptor )N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors). They are present throughout the cerebral cortex and are also present in the hippocam ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience Anesthesiology
Complicated: but the hippocampus and cortex are both effected. It can cause dissociation and over excitement. It odd a common drug of abuse, but is also used for ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hypnosis: Studies using MRI showed that in highly susceptible subjects there were increase in brain activity in anterior cingulate gyrus and left side of prefro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
The substantia nigra: Parkinson's disease destroys the dopaminergic neurons that live in a part of the midbrain called the substantia nigra (dark substance). The loss of D ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: Dementias are of various types, and they start out by afrecting different parts of the brain. However, in their most advanced stages all dementias aff ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dementia: Frontal lobe cause blunting. Parietal lobe cause auditory hallucinations. Temporal lobe cause disturbed emotions. Occipital lobe cause visual hallu ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Pot: Pot use does harm to the brain & body. Refer to the diagram for details.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Multiple areas: Legs, (walking), arms, hands, swallowing, fatigue, speech- these usually don't come on suddenly. I've found memory loss most common.- minnesota mental ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Does it matter?: "A habit is something you can do without thinking, which is why most of us have so many of them." Frank A. Clark
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Base, then the rest: Usually starts in the front, lower part of the brain called the nucleus basalis of meynert, but then to the rest of the brain as the disease progresse ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Left hemisphere: This controls the right side body functions such as motor & sensory, and through connections with the right hemisphere, it controls complex activities ... Read More
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Different areas: Retinobalstoma is a cancer starting in the eye, mostly one eye is affected but sometimes boith eyes can be invovled. It can spread to local lymph node ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only 1 large part: Cerebrum has a left and right hemisphere.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
"Stop" = remission: Brian stimulation therapies (bst's) rely on electricity, magnets, or implants applied to the brain to treat depressive disorders and other mental diso ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Brain : Frontal brain does reasoning and emotion. Brain stem is more a vital center for heart and respiration control.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
The basal ganglia: Hundington's disease is a disease which destroys the part of the brain called the basal ganglia which is important for controlling movement.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Left hemisphere: This controls the right side body functions such as motor & sensory, and through connections with the right hemisphere, it controls complex activities ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
The brain: Nearly any part of the brain, controlling motor activity, consciousness, sensation and thinking can be involved.

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