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Brain changes precede schizophrenia and autism

People who carry high-risk genetic variants for schizophrenia and autism have impairments reminiscent of disorders such as dyslexia, even when they do not yet have a mental illness, a new study has found. The findings offer a window into the brain changes that precede severe mental illness and hold promise for early intervention and even prevention, researchers say.
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http://www.nature.com/news/brain-changes-precede-schizophrenia-and-autism-1.14415
Date
18th December 2013
Source
Nature