"Our results...provide direct evidence of dysfunctional interactions within the corticolimbic network...that may reflect the effects of vulnerabilility genes for schizophrenia...," the scientists concluded. Yet whether the children with the abnormal network responses will eventually develop schizophrenia remains to be determined.
Much more information about the biology and other aspects of schizophrenia can be found in the new book Essentials of Schizophrenia, from American Psychiatric Publishing. Read about other issues involved in schizophrenia risk in Psychiatric News.
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