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Studies associate psychotic disorders with various forms of subtle inattention to the right hemispace (left-turning behavior). The authors examined the correlation between this dopamine-related sign and severity of delusions (presumably dopaminergic symptoms) in 20 psychotic patients. Delusions were significantly correlated with severity of left-turning(More)
Genes that predispose to psychosis may act by making individuals more vulnerable to the disruptive effects of various prenatal insults. Fetal organogenesis is mostly completed in the first prenatal trimester. The second trimester is a critical period of massive neuronal migration from the periventricular germinal matrix to the cortex. A peripheral appendage(More)
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