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    Genetic analysis finds rare, damaging variants contribute to the risk of schizophrenia

    Genetic analysis finds rare, damaging variants contribute to the risk of schizophrenia i'm always a bit dubious of these genetic findings, due to epigenetic - environmental / psychological variables / impactors, & Nothing concrete ever seems to be found as to a primary biological etiology...
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    Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia Hereditary?{ Genes and the Environment}

    Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia Hereditary?{ Genes and the Environment} Quite an interesting little article on the overview of where some things are at with genetics & environmental factors within what is diagnosed as schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia...
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    Anti-NMDAR antibodies as a new piece in schizophrenia’s puzzle

    Schizophrenia is a chronic psychiatric disorder marked by psychotic symptoms (i.e., hallucinations and delusions), behavioral changes (e.g., apathy, social withdrawal) and cognitive dysfunction (e.g., executive impairment) [1]. Affecting roughly 1% of the general population, schizophrenia exerts...
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    Familial Aggregation and Heritability of Schizophrenia and Co-aggregation of Psychiatric Illnesses in Affected Families.

    Familial Aggregation and Heritability of Schizophrenia and Co-aggregation of Psychiatric Illnesses in Affected Families. Abstract Strong familial aggregation of schizophrenia has been reported but there is uncertainty concerning the degree of genetic contribution to the phenotypic variance of...
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    Branching out - forest walks and outdoor activities in Scotland

    Branching Out - Forestry Commission Scotland 'Branching Out is an innovative development for adults who use mental health services in Scotland. For each client, the service consists of around three hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks. Activities are adapted to...
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    The Dynamic Duo of Your Mind

    https://www.brucelipton.com/blog/the-dynamic-duo-your-mind Tue, June 7, 2016 The evolution of higher mammals, including chimps, cetaceans and humans, brought forth a new level of awareness called “self-consciousness,” or, simply, the conscious mind. The newer conscious mind is an important...
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    Major New Study Rewrites the Nature v. Nurture Debate About Schizophrenia

    Major New Study Rewrites the Nature v. Nurture Debate About Schizophrenia The Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) released today the results of a study that shed new insights on the nature versus nurture interplay in schizophrenia. Findings from one of the largest studies of...
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    What 'abnormal' really means.

    Abnormal Psychology studies abnormal behaviors; it examines the origins, manifestations, and treatments of disordered habits, thoughts, or drives. These may be caused by environmental, cognitive, genetic or neurological factors. While it is relatively easy to spot people who are distressed or...
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    Essex

    Southend on Sea Trustlinks Westcliff site Growing Together Westcliff 47, Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-sea, Essex SS0 9AG. Shoebury site Growing Together Shoeburyness Elm Road (next to The Woodlands) Shoeburyness Essex SS3 9RZ Tel: 01702 213 134 E-mail: office@trustlinks.org Opening hours...
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    Environment Predicts Schizophrenia Risk Better than Genes

    November 26, 2014 Environment Predicts Schizophrenia Risk Better than Genes | Mad In America We should focus more on reducing or preventing specific environmental and lifestyle risk factors for schizophrenia, because genetic risk factors have no predictive capability whatsoever, according to a...
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    A Shared Genetic Propensity Underlies Experiences of Bullying Victimization in Late Childhood and Self-Rated Paranoid Thinking in Adolescence

    A Shared Genetic Propensity Underlies Experiences of Bullying Victimization in Late Childhood and Self-Rated Paranoid Thinking in Adolescence Background: Bullying is a risk factor for developing psychotic experiences (PEs). Whether bullying is associated with particular PEs, and the extent to...