Childhood behavioral characteristics and adult brain morphology in schizophrenia.

  title={Childhood behavioral characteristics and adult brain morphology in schizophrenia.},
  author={Elaine F. Walker and Richard R. J. Lewine and Christine R Neumann},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={22 2},
It is well established that many schizophrenia patients manifest behavioral dysfunction long before the onset of clinical symptoms of illness. Some show signs of motor and socioemotional deficit as early as infancy. The present study examines the relations among childhood neuromotor, affective and behavior characteristics, and the association of these factors with adult brain morphology (MRI) in schizophrenia patients. Data on neuromotor functions and negative affect were obtained from coding… CONTINUE READING


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