Neurological soft-signs and minor physical anomalies in schizophrenia: differential transmission within families.

@article{Gourion2003NeurologicalSA,
  title={Neurological soft-signs and minor physical anomalies in schizophrenia: differential transmission within families.},
  author={David Gourion and C{\'e}line Goldberger and M Bourdel and Frank Jean Bayle and Bruno Millet and J. J. Olie and Marie-Odile Krebs},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2003},
  volume={63 1-2},
  pages={181-7}
}
Markers of vulnerability have been identified in schizophrenia, and among them, neurological soft-signs (NSS) and minor physical anomalies (MPAs) also seem to occur in biological relatives. The similarities of these developmental markers within families may depend on either genetic or non-genetic factors. The aim of the study was to investigate the intra-familial similarities of NSS and MPAs within 18 nuclear families (18 probands with schizophrenia and 36 of their non-psychotic parents). A… CONTINUE READING