New Understanding of Autism and Schizophrenia in Adolescence?

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A team including NARSAD Grantees at the Yale School of Medicine (Arie Kaffman, MD, PhD; Michael J. Meaney, PhD; and Ronald S. Duman, PhD) have discovered that insufficient neuron development in teens can contribute to anti-social behavior later on. These findings may provide insight into the nature and symptoms of brain and behavior disorders like schizophrenia and autism.

 

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