Explanation Of Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is a long lasting psychotic disorder in which there is an inability to distinguish what is real from fantasy as well as disturbances in thinking, emotions and perception.
Why do most researchers consider schizophrenia a brain disorder? First episodes and signs of schizophrenia usually uccurs in early adulthood. Excess pruning of synapses explains the first episodes of schizophrenia. Birth complications increase chances of schizophrenia. Dopamine, glutamate and serotonin are neurotransmitters that schizophrenia is associated with. Schizophrenia can cause enlarged verticals, decrease of volume in the hippocampus and reduced number of neurons. Twin studies have suggested that schizophrenia is a genetic disposition. Biological explanations

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