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"Metyrosine in Adolescent Psychosis Associated with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome,"
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; June 7, 2006
Dalhousie University, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Conference
*Learn clinical features of velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS)
*Learn association of psychosis with VCFS
*Learn genetic and biochemical abnormalities leading to psychosis in VCFS
*Discuss case report of metyrosine in psychosis associated with VCFS
*What can we learn from the association between VCFS and schizophrenia to design candidate gene studies for polygenic syndromes?