The neurobiological underpinnings of risk and conversion in relatives of patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Whalley2007TheNU,
  title={The neurobiological underpinnings of risk and conversion in relatives of patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Heather C Whalley and Jonathan C Harris and Stephen M Lawrie},
  journal={International review of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={383-97}
}
Schizophrenia is associated with deficits in many domains of cognitive function, along with structural and functional brain abnormalities, most notably in prefrontal and temporal lobes. In recent years, a number of research groups have turned to the study of relatives of affected individuals with the aim of determining if similar cognitive deficits and brain abnormalities are also found in those with increased genetic vulnerability to the disorder. In this article studies on such individuals… CONTINUE READING