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Causes of schizophrenia


... and family studies have indicated a large degree of heritability for schizophrenia, the exact genetic causes remain unclear.

Schizophrenia Causes: Genetics, Environment, Brain Chemistry ...


What causes schizophrenia? ... These genetic differences involve hundreds of different genes and probably disrupt brain development. Other recent studies ...

Schizophrenia Cause and Prevention - Schizophrenia.com


There is no doubt a strong genetic component to schizophrenia - those who have immediate ...

Schizophrenia.com - Schizophrenia Genetics and Heredity


Those who have a third degree relative with schizophrenia are twice as likely to develop ... This indicates that schizophrenia is NOT entirely a genetic disease.

Schizophrenia Causes - Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc


Twin, family and adoptions studies suggest that genetic factors play an important role in the development of schizophrenia. For example, the child of one parent ...

Can the social environment cause schizophrenia? | The British ...


Is there evidence that social factors cause schizophrenia and, if there is, does it negate or complement the theory that schizophrenia is a genetic illness?

What Causes Schizophrenia? | Psych Central


There is no known single cause of schizophrenia. Many diseases, such as heart disease, result from an interplay of genetic, behavioral and other factors, and ...

Schizophrenia - Causes - NHS Choices


The exact causes of schizophrenia are unknown, but research suggests a combination of physical, genetic, psychological and environmental factors.

Massive Study Reveals Schizophrenia's Genetic Roots - Scientific ...


Nov 1, 2014 ... The largest-ever genetic study of mental illness reveals a complex set of factors.

Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Types, Causes, and Early Warning Signs


The causes of schizophrenia are not fully known. However, it appears that schizophrenia usually results from a complex interaction between genetic and ...

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NIMH » Schizophrenia


It is generally understood that schizophrenia and substance use disorders have strong genetic risk factors. While substance use disorder and a family history of ...

The Role of Genetic and Environmental Factors in the Development ...


Aug 1, 2005 ... Recent research has shown environmental factors may increase the risk of schizophrenia in persons who may already have a genetic ...

Schizophrenia Causes - News Medical


Aug 24, 2015 ... The exact cause of schizophrenia is not currently known, and it is thought to occur as a result of various genetic, physical, psychological and ...