Childhood Schizophrenia Research Paper

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Genetics Factor Behind Childhood Schizophrenia This research paper examines the role of genetic and environmental risk factors in the development of childhood schizophrenia. Childhood schizophrenia appears to be a disorder of development that results from a series of neurological insults from fetal life onward. Whether or not schizophrenia manifests in the result of a conglomeration of these factors, both genetic and environmental. Schizophrenia undoubtedly has a genetic component. The risk of inheriting schizophrenia ranges from about 10% for those who have one first-degree family member (mother, father, sister, brother) with the disease to about 40%-65% if the disease affects both parents and an identical twin. However,…show more content…
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