Outline what Gottesmans study of the family found.
Outline the concordance rates for
2 Parents with SZ
1 Parent with SZ
Sibiling with SZ
Outline the results of Joepsh twin studies. (Concordance rates)
Outline the findings of more recent studies using twins.
Outline one reason other than genetic factors as to why SZ concordance rate may be higher in MZ twins.
Outline an AO2 point for adoption studies.
Explain the evolutionary explanation of SZ.
What does the dopamine hypothesis suggest?
What does dopamine control and what happens if there's too much?
How is the role of dopamine highlighted through evidence such as the use of amphetamines?
How is the role of dopamine highlighted through evidence such as anti - psychotic drugs?
How is the role of dopamine highlighted through evidence such as Parkinson's disease?
State one problem with the Dopamine Hypothesis.
Outline the findings of post mortem studies.
What are the findings of PET scans?
Outline what brain imaging techniques have found in individuals with SZ.
Outline why the dopamine hypothesis is reductionist.