Schizophrenia Caused by Eight Different Genetic Disorders, New Study Shows

September 15, 2014 4:32 PM

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Schizophrenia Caused by Eight Different Genetic Disorders, New Study Shows

Dr. Cloninger is a Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics at the Washington University in St. Louis, MO and has been long interested in the genetic components of schizophrenia. The research team’s findings could influence the way doctors diagnose and elaborate treatment strategies for the disease.

Generally governed by delusions, hallucinations, abnormal thoughts or cognitive problems, schizophrenia is a disease much likelier to develop in subjects whose family histories also contain affected relatives. The illness occurs in 1% of the general population, but in the case of individuals with fi...

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