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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Voss, B; Thienel, R; Leucht, S; Kircher, T 
Title:
[Therapy of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia with acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. A systematic overview] 
Abstract:
Patients with schizophrenia suffer from cognitive deficits which are important predictors of functional outcome. Alterations such as reduced muscarinic and nicotinic receptors in the central cholinergic system in patients with schizophrenia may contribute to these cognitive impairments. Because such deficits do not respond to neuroleptic treatment, different approaches have been developed regarding pharmacological treatments that enhance central cholinergic transmission, e.g. with acetylcholines...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nervenarzt 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
79 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
47-8, 50-2, 54-9 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0028-2804 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie