Chapter 3. Children of Persons with Schizophrenia: An Overview of Empirical Research

  1. Mario Maj2,
  2. Juan José López-Ibor3,
  3. Norman Sartorius4,
  4. Mitsumoto Sato5 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha6
  1. Allan F. Mirsky and
  2. Adrienne K. Elliott

Published Online: 21 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470010851.ch3

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

Mirsky, A. F. and Elliott, A. K. (2005) Children of Persons with Schizophrenia: An Overview of Empirical Research, in Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders (eds M. Maj, J. J. López-Ibor, N. Sartorius, M. Sato and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470010851.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Naples, Italy

  2. 3

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  3. 4

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  4. 5

    Tohuko University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

  5. 6

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. National Institute of Mental Health, Section on Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Suite 203-B, 5415 West Cedar Lane, MSC 2615, Bethesda, MD 20892–2615, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010839

Online ISBN: 9780470010853

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Keywords:

  • Schizophrenia;
  • diathesis–stress model;
  • genetic diathesis;
  • Copenhagen High-risk Project;
  • Jerusalem Infant Development Study;
  • Continuous Performance Test (CPT);
  • “schizophrenogenic life experience”;
  • obstetric complications;
  • schizophrenia spectrum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Diathesis

  • High-Risk Indicators

  • Interventions for High-Risk Children

  • Conclusions

  • References