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Unformatted text preview: of schizophrenia kinship studies excess dopamine brain structure differences Heredity and schizophrenia Brain and schizophrenia Cause or effect?? Evidence for psychosocial causes of schizophrenia increased incidence in inner city related to stress, trauma related to family conflict, high emotions (usually neg.) Diasthesis-stress model Biological factors -Genetics -Brain chemistry -Brain structure -Brain trauma Personal factors -High stress -Family conflict Schizophrenia Symptoms Possible organic causes Possible psychosocial causes Diasthesis-stress model Copyright @2009 Robin Lea West...
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