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Discuss the biological explanation for schizophrenia
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Concordance Rates: > MZ= 48%, DZ= 17%, supports biological explanation showing that the
more closely related a person is to someone with schizophrenia, the
greater the risk (could highlight importance of twin studies here)
> DZ concordance rate unexpected due to sibling…

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containing cerebrospinal fluid)
> Appears at the onset of the treatment before treatment not
not caused by medication
> Type 2 schizophrenics, don't respond well to medication
suggests
different causes for the each type (1= D2, 2= enlarged
ventricles)
> Suddath et al (to investigate discordant twin pairs for structural…

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