Serum and cerebrospinal levels of calcium and magnesium in acute versus remitted schizophrenic patients

J. Levine*, A. Rapoport, M. Mashiah, E. Dolev

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Abstract

Serum and cerebrospinal fluid levels of calcium and magnesium were measured in acute schizophrenics versus schizophrenic patients in remission. The acute schizophrenics demonstrated statistically significant lower levels of cerebrospinal fluid magnesium. The mechanism that underlies this difference is not clear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-172
Number of pages4
JournalNeuropsychobiology
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996

Keywords

  • Acute episode
  • Calcium
  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Magnesium
  • Remission
  • Schizophrenia
  • Serum

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