Brain structural abnormalities as potential markers for detecting individuals with ultra-high risk for psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China; National Clinical Research Center on Mental Disorders, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This study aims to determine whether structural alterations can be used as neuroimaging markers to detect individuals with ultra-high risk (UHR) for psychosis for the diagnosis of schizophrenia and improvement of treatment outcomes.

Keywords

Cortical thickness,Neuroimaging,Schizophrenia,Ultra-high risk for psychosis,Voxel-based morphometry,