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Genetics of Schizophrenia: Discussion

  • P. Propping
Conference paper

Abstract

One of the few generally accepted findings in the genetics of schizophrenia is the fact that the relatives of a schizophrenic patient have an increased risk of developing a comparable disorder. As the presentations of all three distinguished speakers in this session showed, we have no clear idea about the underlying mechanism responsible for the familial recurrence risk.

Keywords

Mental Retardation Schizophrenic Patient Brain Damage Discordant Twin Schizophrenic Psychos 
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References

  1. Fisher M (1971) Psychoses in the offspring of schizophrenic monozygotic twins and their normal co-twins. Br J Psychiatry 118:43–52CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Propping P (1989) Psychiatrische Genetik. Befunde und Konzepte. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New YorkGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Propping
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Human GeneticsUniversity of BonnBonn 1Germany

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