Schizophrenia - Risk Factors
Dr. Sukhi Shergill discusses some of the risk factors that can cause schizophrenia.
Thereâ€™s no association between personality, the parenting that you have, the kind of parents you have, and the development of schizophrenia. So itâ€™s just a question largely of being unlucky or being silly enough to use drugs when you donâ€™t need to, or being unfortunate enough to have a particular genetic makeup but that will only contribute a very small amount.
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Professor Daniel Weinberger explains that while genes play an important role in susceptibility to schizophrenia, environmental interactions are also important.
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Dr. Sukhi Shergill describes the difficulties encountered by schizophrenic patients in their daily lives.
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