Etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia-Neuropathological factors


Etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia-Neuropathological factors


The etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia consists of following factors:

  • Genetic
  • Biochemical
  • Neuropathological

Neuropathological Factors:

  • Cerebral Ventricle s – ↓ Cerebral Grey Matter and ↑ Lateral and 3rd Ventricle
  • Limbic System – ↓ Hippocampus, ↓ Amygdala, ↓ Para hippocampal Gyrus
  • Abnormalities of Prefrontal Cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum
  • Neuronal Loss in MEDIAL DORSAL Nucleus of Thalamus

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