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CitationPredicting risk and the emergence of schizophrenia. 2012, 35 (3):585-612 Psychiatr. Clin. North Am.
JournalThe Psychiatric clinics of North America
AbstractThis article gives an overview of genetic and environmental risk factors for schizophrenia. The presence of certain molecular, biological, and psychosocial factors at certain points in the life span, has been linked to later development of schizophrenia. All need to be considered in the context of schizophrenia as a lifelong brain disorder. Research interest in schizophrenia is shifting to late childhood/early adolescence for screening and preventative measures. This article discusses those environmental risk factors for schizophrenia for which there is the largest evidence base.
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