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causative factors of schizophrenia


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Schizophrenia is a brain disease. It is caused by a problem in the brain, which is thought by researchers to be present at birth. The illness usually presents itself when a person is in his late teens or her earlie twenties (onset is later for women than for men). There is sometimes a genetic link. People with Schizophrenia are more likely than someone in the general population to have a history of mental illness in their family, including, not only Schizophrenia, but also Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression.
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