There is a lot of research on our next topic: the biological basis of schizophrenia. There is still a lot more work to do but we have a lot of information to build on. Read the sections called, “Diagnosis”, “Genetics”, and “The Neurodevelopmental Hypothesis” in module 14.3 (15.2 in the 11th edition) of the textbook.
Source: Public Library of Science (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., 2005 – Comparison of a Selected Set of Relatively Well-Established Risk Factors for Schizophrenia, Focusing Mainly on Pre- and Antenatal Factors (abbreviations: CNS, central nervous system; depr, depression).
Post a thoughtful response to the following question. What could be done to try to reduce the rate of schizophrenia in the population using the information we have about what correlates with schizophrenia risk?
Reply to a classmate’s response with in depth commentary about what might work or not work about their proposal or adding more detail to their proposal.