Prenatal rubella, premorbid abnormalities, and adult schizophrenia

@article{Brown2001PrenatalRP,
  title={Prenatal rubella, premorbid abnormalities, and adult schizophrenia},
  author={A. Brown and P. Cohen and J. Harkavy-Friedman and V. Babulas and E. Susser},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={49},
  pages={473-486}
}
Abstract Background: Premorbid neurocognitive, neuromotor, and behavioral function tends to be disturbed in schizophrenia. We previously demonstrated that a birth cohort clinically and serologically documented with prenatal rubella evidenced a marked increase in risk of nonaffective psychosis. In our study, we examined whether rubella-exposed subjects destined to develop schizophrenia and other schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD), compared with exposed control subjects, had greater… Expand
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