What does the Edinburgh high-risk study tell us about schizophrenia?

@article{Johnstone2002WhatDT,
  title={What does the Edinburgh high-risk study tell us about schizophrenia?},
  author={Eve C. Johnstone and Stephen M Lawrie and Richard Cosway},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={114 8},
  pages={
          906-12
        }
}
The Edinburgh High Risk Study concerns 162 young people aged 16 to 25 at ascertainment who have at least two close relatives with schizophrenia. They are compared with two control groups (1) of age-matched well subjects and (2) of age-matched subjects with first schizophrenic episodes. The interim results show that schizophrenia has developed in 10 high-risk subjects and no controls and that all categories of psychopathology are more marked in the high-risk subjects. Psychopathology shows no… CONTINUE READING

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