Development Of Schizophrenia Starts Early

Weill Cornell Medicine Magazine

“This discovery fills an important gap in scientists’ understanding of schizophrenia,” said neuroscientist Dr. Dilek Colak, senior author of the study. Symptoms of schizophrenia typically develop in adulthood, but postmortem studies of the brains of people with the disease found enlarged cavities called ventricles and differences in the cortical layers that likely occurred early in life.”