Increased serum IgE in schizophrenic patients who responded poorly to neuroleptic treatment

R Ramchand, J Wei, C N Ramchand, G P Hemmings

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Total serum IgE and plasma Interleukin (IL)-4 have been determined in patients with schizophrenia, 26 neuroleptic-free, and 81 neuroleptic-treated, and in 46 healthy control subjects. The total serum IgE was significantly higher in the patients who responded poorly to neuroleptic treatment compared with the other four groups (F = 4.27, df = 4, 148, P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1579-84
Number of pages6
JournalHistory and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1994



  • Adult
  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Biological Markers
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin E
  • Interleukin-4
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Reference Values
  • Schizophrenia

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