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Is there a link between witnessing domestic violence as a child and schizophrenia?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: As the precise

Cause of schizophrenia is unknown, we don't know.
However, risk factors include stressful life circumstances is a risk factor, but not the cause of the illness.

In brief: As the precise

Cause of schizophrenia is unknown, we don't know.
However, risk factors include stressful life circumstances is a risk factor, but not the cause of the illness.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Kathryn Seifert
The adverse childhood Life experience study by the CDC showed links between childhood trauma (including witnessing violence) and several negative adult health, social, and mental health outcomes, such as substance abuse, depression, smoking, obesity and heart disease. Schizophrenia was not studied. It shows is the importance of stopping and helping children heal from childhood trauma.
Dr. Momen El Nesr
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No Link

No direct link.

In brief: No Link

No direct link.
Dr. Momen El Nesr
Dr. Momen El Nesr
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