Niacin subsensitivity is associated with functional impairment schizophrenia

Schizophrenia Research, 03/30/2012

Messamore E – Reduced niacin sensitivity is associated with greater functional impairment among patients with schizophrenia. These findings raise the possibility that a subset of schizophrenia patients possesses a biochemical abnormality that reduces niacin sensitivity in the skin and contributes to functional impairment from the disease.

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