13 doctors weighed in:
Is schizophrenia genetic?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
8 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Based on excellent studies looking at twins who were adopted at birth in certain scandinavian counties, one's risk of developing schizophrenia is about 10% if one parent has schizophrenia.
The odds rise to 50% for offspring if both parents have it. By the way, there are good treatments now available for schizophrenia.

In brief: Yes
Based on excellent studies looking at twins who were adopted at birth in certain scandinavian counties, one's risk of developing schizophrenia is about 10% if one parent has schizophrenia.
The odds rise to 50% for offspring if both parents have it. By the way, there are good treatments now available for schizophrenia.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Schizophrenia
Yes.

In brief: Schizophrenia
Yes.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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