Abnormality

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Varm et al
Looked at first degree relatives of 1,000 schizophrenics and 1,000 controls. Psychiatric illness = 16% FDR's = 7% controls.
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Joseph
Calculated pooled data for all schizo twin studies prior to 2001 showed 40.4% concordance = MZ and 7.4% = DZ.
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Tienari et al
Studied 164 adoptees with schizophrenic mothers. 6.7% = schizophrenic compared with 2% of adoptees born to non schizo mothers.
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Lavender
Evidence for the dopamine hypothesis is inconclusive as there iare no consistent levels.
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Lloyd
Said dopamine may be an indirect causing factor of schizophrenia.
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Berman et al
When schizos were given a card sorting task brain blood flow was reduced where as it increased in control participants.
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Bateson
Double bind theory - a mother will tell her child she loves him, but in a tone of voice which suggests otherwise.
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Berger
Schizos reported a higher recall of double bind statements than non schizos.
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Kavanagh
Found schizos were 4 times more likely to relapse if their familes had high expressed emotions.
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Freud
1. regression to a pre-ego stage
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Calculated pooled data for all schizo twin studies prior to 2001 showed 40.4% concordance = MZ and 7.4% = DZ.

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