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(p. 239) Dopamine and persecutory delusions 

(p. 239) Dopamine and persecutory delusions
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(p. 239) Dopamine and persecutory delusions
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Marc Laruelle

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199206315.003.0012
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date: 01 December 2020

This chapter discusses dopamine, schizophrenia, and persecutory delusions. It reviews the evidence suggesting that positive symptoms ingeneral, and persecutory delusions more specifically, are associated withincreased DA activity at D2 receptors in the striatum.

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