Sunday, March 31, 2013

Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients at Higher Risk for Depressive Symptoms | Psych Central News

 Although research suggests a higher risk of psychosis in siblings of people with schizophrenia, less is known about depressive symptoms in these siblings.
To investigate the family risk for psychosis and depressive symptoms, R. Klaassen of Rivierduinen Mental Health in the Netherlands conducted a study involving 822 individuals with schizophrenia, 813 siblings, and 527 participants with no family or personal history of mental illness who served as controls.

Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients at Higher Risk for Depressive Symptoms | Psych Central News

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