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Can a head concussion cause schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

No a concussion alone will not lead to either schizoaffective disorder or schizophrenia.
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In brief: No

No a concussion alone will not lead to either schizoaffective disorder or schizophrenia.
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Dr. Gregg Friedman
Gregg L. Friedman MD Psychiatrist agrees
Dr. Donald Jacobson
No, but one of my patients with a solitary religious delusion got hit badly over the head and spent 6 months in rehab. When he was released, his religious delusions had been cured. Poor man's psychosurgery, :)
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