The Causes of Schizophrenia Term Paper by cee-cee

The Causes of Schizophrenia
A paper exploring how genetics, brain damage and environmental stresses interact to cause schizophrenia.
# 110673 | 1,663 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 29, 2008 in Psychology (Disorders) , Biology (Genetics)

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The paper discusses the complex interplay of genetic predispositions, the environment and physical factors in the development of schizophrenia. The paper then details the uncontrollable biological, genetic and environmental factors as well as the controllable genetic and nurturing factors and highlights how their role is still unclear in causing schizophrenia to manifest itself.

Sample of Sources Used:

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