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New Meta- and Mega-analyses of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Schizophrenia: Do They Really Increase Our Knowledge About the Nature of the Disease Process?

  • Antonio Vita
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    Address correspondence to Antonio Vita, M.D., Ph.D., University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Department of Mental Health, Via Europa 11, Brescia, Italy 25123.
    Affiliations
    University of Brescia School of Medicine, Department of Mental Health, Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy
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  • Luca De Peri
    Affiliations
    Mendrisio Cantonal Psychiatric Clinic, Cantonal Socio-Psychiatric Association, Mendrisio, Switzerland
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Published:November 20, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.07.029
      We read with interest the meta-analysis on cortical brain abnormalities in schizophrenia completed by the ENIGMA Schizophrenia Working Group (
      • van Erp T.G.M.
      • Walton E.
      • Hibar D.P.
      • Schmaal L.
      • Jiang W.
      • Glahn D.C.
      • et al.
      Cortical brain abnormalities in 4474 individuals with schizophrenia and 5098 control subjects via the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics Through Meta Analysis (ENIGMA) Consortium.
      ).
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