Studies on concentrations of NA and HVA and activity of DBH in the serum from schizophrenic patients, first-degree relatives and normal subjects

J Wei, C N Ramchand, G P Hemmings

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The serum noradrenaline (NA), homovanillic acid (HVA) and dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) have been examined in neuroleptic-free and -treated patients, healthy first-degree relatives of the patients and normal subjects. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) revealed significant differences in the concentrations of serum NA(F = 2.91, p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-10
Number of pages8
JournalSchizophrenia Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1992



  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Dopamine beta-Hydroxylase
  • Female
  • Homovanillic Acid
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Norepinephrine
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenic Psychology

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