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Schizophrenia

The image shows the brain activation in children with a family history of schizophrenia, who are themselves at greater risk for developing schizophrenia.

Alterations in Brain Activity in Children at Risk of Schizophrenia Predate Onset of Symptoms

A new study reveals neural circuitry is hyperactivated by performing certain tasks for children with a family history of schizophrenia, compare to peers without this family history. As the differences in brain function appear prior to the onset of psychiatric symptoms, researchers believe the findings could point to vulnerability markers for schizophrenia.... Read More...