Gender Differences in the Etiology and Symptoms of Schizophrenia Genetic Versus Brain Injury Factors

@inproceedings{Nasrallah1989GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in the Etiology and Symptoms of Schizophrenia Genetic Versus Brain Injury Factors},
  author={Henry A Nasrallah and James Allen Wilcox},
  year={1989}
}
AbstractA study of the medical and psychiatric history of 199 chronic schizophrenic patients revealed that schizophrenic males were significantly more likely to have had severe brain insult during childhood whereas schizophrenic females were more likely to have a positive family history of chronic psychotic illness. The schizophrenic males were also more likely to have negative symptoms than were the schizophrenic females. The data suggest that there may be genetic and brain injury gender… CONTINUE READING