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Risk Factors for Developing Schizophrenia

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Mother comforting her teenage daughter.
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DNA strands.
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Genes play a role


Concerned middle age woman.
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The role of genes is less for older-onset schizophrenia


Woman experiencing complications while giving birth.
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Birth complications


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Problems during brain development before birth


Traumatized little boy crying on the stairs.
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Stress and children trauma


Neuron system.
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Imbalance of neurotransmitters


Pregnant woman with the flu.
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Infections


Newborn baby in winter.
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Winter births


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Malnutrition before birth


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Ongoing research


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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.