Eight Distinct Disorders Trigger Schizophrenia: Study

September 16, 2014 9:46 AM

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Schizophrenia is widely known as a psychiatric disorder wherein a person experiences auditory hallucinations, disorganized speech, withdrawn social engagement and irregularities in behavior. Various studies have speculated that the genetic makeup of a person is mainly responsible for making him susceptible to schizophrenia. Though not much light has been shed on the causes of this psychiatric disorder, a latest research can help in improving diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia globally.

A study conducted by the Washington University helps in understanding the mechanism of gene clusters within the brain when a person suffers from schizophrenia. The research was published in The American Journal of Psychiatry and states that schizophrenia is a combination of eight separate gene disor...

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