Schizophrenia generally first appears between a person’s late teens and mid-30s. While there are often cases which begin at an early age and have a more severe onset, researchers are trying to pinpoint when schizophrenia, autism, and other mental disorders begin.
Read the following article from the American Psychological Monitor, answer the questions, and e-mail your responses to your instructor or print and hand in.
Schizophrenia is often thought of as what?
What factors can boost risk for schizophrenia?
What effect does the flu and iron deficiency have on a fetus?
Malnourishment during pregnancy may result in which types of mental illness?
What other factors can increase the risk for schizophrenia?
How can these risks be prevented?
When the body reacts to stressors, which two systems kick into gear?
What are microglia involved in?
What were Dr. Patterson’s research findings?
What are some of the alternative therapies for reducing inflammation and treating depression?