What are causes of Schizophrenia?

A complex mental disorder characterised by disruptions in thoughts, perceptions, and emotions.

A family history of schizophrenia increases the risk of developing the disorder.


Structural abnormalities and functional changes in the brain

Brain Structure and Function

Environmental Factors

Prenatal and early-life environmental factors or exposure to toxins, may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.

Neuro Developmental Factors

Disruptions in brain development during early childhood or adolescence may contribute to the development of schizophrenia. 

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