Stressful Home Event In Preschoolers May Increase Risk For Psychosis.

Medscape (4/25, Lowry) reports, “Results from the first phase of the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study (NAPLS) showed that preschoolers who underwent a stressful home event had a 30% increased risk of developing psychosis.” What’s more, “the type of stressful events that predicted psychosis in preschool-aged children were those that concerned the home or family, independent of other types of stressors.” The research, which “was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health,” was presented at the 14th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research.

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