Dialysis in schizophrenia: A double-blind evaluation

S. C. Schulz, D. P. Van Kammen, J. E. Balow, M. W. Flye, W. E. Bunney

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Eight chronic schizophrenia patients completed a research program consisting of ten weekly sessions of active hemodialysis and ten weekly sessions of sham dialysis in a double-blind design. Previous reports of therapeutic efficacy were not substantiated. None of the patients improved during active dialysis; four patients worsened.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1066-1068
Number of pages3
Issue number4486
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

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