Neurological abnormalities among offspring of persons with schizophrenia: relation to premorbid psychopathology.

@article{Prasad2009NeurologicalAA,
  title={Neurological abnormalities among offspring of persons with schizophrenia: relation to premorbid psychopathology.},
  author={Konasale M. Prasad and Richard Sanders and John A. Sweeney and Debra M. Montrose and Vaibhav A. Diwadkar and Diana Dworakowski and Jean M Miewald and Matcheri S. Keshavan},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2009},
  volume={108 1-3},
  pages={163-9}
}
BACKGROUND Neurological Examination Abnormalities (NEA, often called "neurological soft signs") have been observed in early schizophrenia and may be heritable. We investigated the prevalence, and neurocognitive and psychopathological correlates of NEA among offspring of schizophrenia patients who are at increased genetic risk for this illness. METHODS Neurological examinations were conducted on high risk (HR, n=74) and healthy comparison subjects (HS, n=86), using the Heinrichs-Buchanan scale… CONTINUE READING
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