Neurodevelopmental risk factors in schizophrenia.


The authors review environmental and neurodevelopmental risk factors for schizophrenic disorders, with emphasis on minor physical anomalies, particularly craniofacial anomalies and dermatoglyphic variations. The high prevalence of these anomalies among schizophrenic subjects supports the neurodevelopmental theory of the etiology of schizophrenia, since they… (More)


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@article{Lobato2001NeurodevelopmentalRF, title={Neurodevelopmental risk factors in schizophrenia.}, author={Maria In{\^e}s Rodrigues Lobato and Paulo da Silva Belmonte-de-Abreu and Daniela Zippin Knijnik and Betina Teruchkin and Eduardo S{\"o}rensen Ghisolfi and A. F. M. Henriques}, journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas}, year={2001}, volume={34 2}, pages={155-63} }