Recent advancement in magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) has elucidated the pathophysiology of mental illness, including schizophrenia. MRS is a neuroimaging technique that non-invasively measures chemicals, using nuclear magnetic resonance. This narrative review explains proton MRS (1H-MRS) and introduces pivotal studies to examine a glutamate hypothesis for schizophrenia, employing 1H-MRS.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Brain and Nerve|
|Publication status||Published - 2017 Sep 1|
- Glutamate hypothesis
- Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology