L C Kopala

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical features of schizophrenia in a woman with hyperandrogenism
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 22:56-60. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Extrapyramidal signs and clinical symptoms in first-episode schizophrenia: response to low-dose risperidone
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 17:308-13. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Olfactory function in monozygotic twins discordant for schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 155:134-6. 1998
  4. pmc Impaired olfactory identification in relatives of patients with familial schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1286-90. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint An MRI study of basal ganglia volumes in first-episode schizophrenia patients treated with risperidone
    D J Lang
    Molecular Psychiatry and Therapeutics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth-II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 158:625-31. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Left nostril olfactory identification impairment in a subgroup of male patients with schizophrenia
    K P Good
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Schizophr Res 33:35-43. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Duration of untreated psychosis predicts treatment outcome in an early psychosis program
    K Black
    Mental Health Services, QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Schizophr Res 47:215-22. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Low birthweight in schizophrenia: prematurity or poor fetal growth?
    G N Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Hospital Research Pavilion, 828 West 10th Avenue, BC V5Z 1L8, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L8, Canada
    Schizophr Res 47:177-84. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute and longer-term effects of risperidone in a case of first-episode catatonic schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Psychopharmacol 12:314-7. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Reduced anterior internal capsule and thalamic volumes in first-episode psychosis
    D J Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Schizophr Res 87:89-99. 2006

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Publications11

  1. pmc Clinical features of schizophrenia in a woman with hyperandrogenism
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 22:56-60. 1997
    ..Additionally, acute estrogen depletion following cessation of oral contraceptives may have precipitated psychosis, while recommencement of oral contraceptives could have contributed to subsequent improvement in symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Extrapyramidal signs and clinical symptoms in first-episode schizophrenia: response to low-dose risperidone
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 17:308-13. 1997
    ..These findings have clinical relevance directed at the early and longer-term treatment of schizophrenia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Olfactory function in monozygotic twins discordant for schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 155:134-6. 1998
    ..The authors studied the potential role of genetic factors in olfactory dysfunction by assessing monozygotic twins discordant for schizophrenia and matched comparison subjects...
  4. pmc Impaired olfactory identification in relatives of patients with familial schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1286-90. 2001
    ..This study assessed olfactory function in psychotic and nonpsychotic members of multigenerational families with familial schizophrenia to determine whether deficits were present in both groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint An MRI study of basal ganglia volumes in first-episode schizophrenia patients treated with risperidone
    D J Lang
    Molecular Psychiatry and Therapeutics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth-II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 158:625-31. 2001
    ..Movement disorders were observed in both first-episode and chronically treated patients, suggesting effects of both illness and medications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Left nostril olfactory identification impairment in a subgroup of male patients with schizophrenia
    K P Good
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Schizophr Res 33:35-43. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Duration of untreated psychosis predicts treatment outcome in an early psychosis program
    K Black
    Mental Health Services, QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Schizophr Res 47:215-22. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Low birthweight in schizophrenia: prematurity or poor fetal growth?
    G N Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Hospital Research Pavilion, 828 West 10th Avenue, BC V5Z 1L8, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L8, Canada
    Schizophr Res 47:177-84. 2001
    ..These results suggest that poor fetal growth and prematurity are associated with distinct patterns of childhood maladjustment in individuals who develop schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute and longer-term effects of risperidone in a case of first-episode catatonic schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Psychopharmacol 12:314-7. 1998
    ..No other literature on the effect of risperidone in the treatment of severe catatonic schizophrenia in a first-episode patient has been reported...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reduced anterior internal capsule and thalamic volumes in first-episode psychosis
    D J Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Schizophr Res 87:89-99. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the relationship between the anterior limb of the internal capsule, posterior limb of the internal capsule, and thalamus in first-episode psychosis (FEP)...
  11. ncbi request reprint First episode psychosis: early intervention strategies with second-generation antipsychotic medications
    K E Bryden
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Int J Clin Pract 57:513-8. 2003
    ..Ultimately, there is a need for comprehensive, accessible healthcare including medications that have minimal side-effects and are effective...