A rare glimpse of schizophrenia's genetic roots

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 19:56 in Biology & Nature

The delusions and hallucinations of schizophrenia can be devastating for the 1% of the population struck by the disease. The condition clearly has a genetic component, evidenced by its tendency to run in families. However, the search for specific genes or chromosomal regions involved has led to few reproducible findings.read more

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