Gender differences in schizophrenia.

  title={Gender differences in schizophrenia.},
  author={Heinz Haefner},
  volume={28 Suppl 2},
Sex differences in schizophrenia can be caused by the disease process itself, by genetic and hormonal differences, by differences in the maturation and morphology of the brain and in age- and gender-specific behavioural patterns. These hypotheses will be tested on the major results reported in the literature as well as on different levels (epidemiology, risk factors, animal experiments, a controlled clinical study) on data from the ABC Schizophrenia Study. Symptomatology, lifetime risk and… CONTINUE READING