Studies identify gene flaws that raise schizophrenia risk

07/30/2008 | Yahoo!

DNA alterations on Chromosomes 1, 15 and 16 are about 15% more likely to be found in people with schizophrenia than in healthy individuals, according to three new studies. The findings help shed light on the origins of the disorder, but "they are not ready to be applied for genetic testing," one researcher said.

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