Gottesman and shields

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what methodology was used
review article of studies including 3 adoption studies, 5 twin studies
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how many participants were there in each study
711 - adoption study. 210 - Monozygotic twins, 319 dizygotic twins
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how was data collected
extrapolated data, comparing biological parents and siblings and adoptive siblings and adoptive parents. In twin studies concordance rates were compared
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what did all 3 adoptive studies show
an increased incidence of schizophrenia in adopted children with a biological parent who had schizophrenia, whereas normal children adopted by a foster parent who had schizophrenia showed little evidence of schizophrenia
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when children had a biological parent that had schizophenia, what % of children had schizophrenia
19.2%
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was a higher concordance rate for schizophrenia found in monozygotic or dizygotic twins
monozygotic - 58%, dizygotic - 12%
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