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Unformatted text preview: have a monozygotic twin with schizophrenia Neurodevelopment Hypothesis Factors which interfere with early brain development lead to abnormalities which are expressed in the mature brain. Evidence for this stems from increased rates of schizophrenia in those born in winter (maternal influenza during mid pregnancy) Developmental delay, poor academic performance and soft neurological signs (abnormal movements, mixed-handedness) and temporal lobe epilepsy have all been linked to increased rates of schizophrenia Links to cannabis, amphetamines and cocaine abuse Social Factors Socio-economic deprivation Higher rates in African populations due to smaller family sizes...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10