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Friday, Feb 9, 2007

The Link Between Schizophrenia and Intelligence

The US National Institute of Mental Health has published new findings that suggest the same gene that causes brilliance in humans may also be the cause of schizophrenia under certain circumstances.

“Our results raise the question of whether a gene variant favoured by evolution, that would normally confer advantage, may translate into a disadvantage if the prefrontal cortex is impaired, as in schizophrenia,” Dr Weinberger said.

That which makes us clever, make us mad

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Saturday, Jan 20, 2007

The Schizophrenia Blog

Welcome to The Schizophrenia Blog, a group blog open to everyone who wants to post. Post personal stories, links to interesting schizophrenia websites and blogs, news stories, commentary, or just your thoughts for the day. Post as often as you like. No registration required! Visit the submit page to submit content.

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