Saturday, April 3, 2010

Gene Mutation May be Linked to Schizophrenia

A Reuters/MSNBC article began with the words:

"A genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia appears to rupture communication between the two areas of the brain believed to be responsible for memory and may be an underlying cause of the brain disorder, U.S. researchers suggested in a study published on Wednesday...."

The connection with mood disorders: Persons affected by schizoaffective disorder have bipolar and schizophrenic symptoms, and this finding could affect the direction of research and treatment.

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