A new MMPI-derived indicator of liability to develop schizophrenia: evidence from the New York High-Risk Project.

@article{Bolinskey2001ANM,
  title={A new MMPI-derived indicator of liability to develop schizophrenia: evidence from the New York High-Risk Project.},
  author={P. Kevin Bolinskey and Irving I Gottesman and David S. Nichols and Barbara Maminski Shapiro and Simone A Roberts and Ulla Hilldoff Adamo and L. Erlenmeyer-Kimling},
  journal={Assessment},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={127-43}
}
A large body of research indicates that the liability to develop schizophrenia is largely genetically mediated, although phenotypic expression requires environmental triggers/insults and/or epigenetic and/or stochastic factors. In an effort to identify the precise environmental factors that precipitate a predisposition to schizophrenia, researchers have implemented a high-risk model-the prospective study of offspring born to schizophrenic parents. As it is difficult to ascertain exactly which… CONTINUE READING

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