Perinatal complications and adult schizophrenia


Journal Article

Although the existence of a genetic predisposition in the etiology of schizophrenia is well established, little is known concerning environmental factors which contribute to schizophrenic breakdown. In this review the etiological significance of pregnancy and birth complications is considered, with special emphasis on the interactive roles of genetics and environmental insult. © 1981.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Parnas, J; Mednick, SA; Moffitt, TE; Crapuche, F

Published Date

  • January 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / C

Start / End Page

  • 262 - 264

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0166-2236

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0166-2236(81)90082-5

Citation Source

  • Scopus