Author | Alan S. Brown, MD

Articles

Prenatal Risk Factors in Schizophrenia

January 01, 1996

Significant research developments in the etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia have occurred during the past several years. One such advance is the "neurodevelopmental" hypothesis that events during early brain development, especially the prenatal and perinatal periods, may play an important causal role in at least some, and perhaps many, cases of schizophrenia.