Schizophrenia Not One Disease, New Genetic Evidence Shows

Schizophrenia is not a single disease but rather is a group of
distinct subtypes with varying symptoms based on a set of genes
harboring novel or rare disruptive variants, a new study suggests.Researchers
from New York University Langone Medical Center, in New York City, say
they have uncovered mutations in four "influential" genes that clearly
align with four different schizophrenia phenotypes, paving the way
toward more personalized treatments. Patients with psychoses associated
with mutations in each of the four genes differed from each other with
respect to symptoms, intelligence level, and other disease features.
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I prefer to refer to it as a psychosis spectrum disorder for this very reason!

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