A Genetic Link To Schizophrenia?

Did you see One News last night where they talked about the latest brain research showing a potential genetic link to schizophrenia? I have noticed articles popping up on different social media forums about this lately so thought it timely to prompt a discussion.

What are your views?

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/02/schizophrenia_genes_found_not_so_fast.single.html

http://www.sciencealert.com/massive-study-identifies-specific-gene-linked-to-highest-schizophrenia-risk-for-the-first-time

 

 

 

 

 

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One thought on “A Genetic Link To Schizophrenia?

  1. This is amazing and potentially really positive news BUT I have also heard that psychiatric clinical people are mooting that PROFILACTICALLY treating young people at risk (but not yet developed psychotic symptoms) with medication, eg antipsychotics is a good idea. That scares me ridged, horrible thought

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