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1. Presence of neurological signs in schizophrenia indicates an early onset of the illness.

2. Eye Tracking dysfunction can predict over development of schizophrenia.

3.in schizophrnia, obstetric complications increase the risk of ventricular enlargement in schizophrenia.

4. parents of patients with schizophrenia havemore emotional problems than those without schizophrenia.

5.family history of Schizophrenia brings forward the age of onset of the illness.

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hi

q's related to aetiology of schizophrenia-:the first 4 qs are true . not sure about the 5th one

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1. Presence of neurological signs in schizophrenia indicates an early onset of the illness.true

2. Eye Tracking dysfunction can predict over development of schizophrenia.true

3.in schizophrnia, obstetric complications increase the risk of ventricular enlargement in schizophrenia.true

4. parents of patients with schizophrenia havemore emotional problems than those without schizophrenia.true

5.family history of Schizophrenia brings forward the age of onset of the illness.false

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its very unhelpful when references are not added !!

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sorry for not postin the references earlier

q1 true neurological signs indicate brain changes, earlier onset& poor prognosis - BJ PSY. (2002 )181:s50-s57

q2 it has been proposed that screening young age groups inthe population by using predictors of high risk(such as family history of psychosisobstetric complications or abnormal eye tracking) could identify potential patients long before onset . -- Mc glashan,TH & Johannessen, Jo(1996) early detection & intervention with schizophrenia: rationale, schizophrenia bulletin 22, 201-22

q3- true medial temporal lobe is especially sensitive to hypoxic perinatal damage leadiing to this effect --- companion to psychiatric studies johnstone , lawrie 7th ed p402

q4 true mothers have more schizoid traits-- companion to psychiatric studies 7th ed p 404

q5false the phenomenon of anticipation has not been clearly established in schizophrenia few isolated studies need replication --- AJP 1996;153:1173-1177

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