biological explanation of schizophrenia

the biological approach for schizophrenia quiz

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  • Created on: 18-01-10 14:36
what are the three main areas the biological approach has looked at?
neurochemistry, genetics and brain abnormalities
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what is dopamine?
a neurotransmitter
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what abnormalities in the brain are common with schizophrenics?
the ventricles are enlarged
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how have brain abnormalities been researched?
by post mortems and brain scans
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how have psychologist researched genetics?
family and twin studies
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what is dopamine?

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what abnormalities in the brain are common with schizophrenics?

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