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Recently evolved human-specific methylated regions are enriched in schizophrenia signals
(BioMed Central, 2018)
Background: One explanation for the persistence of schizophrenia despite the reduced fertility of patients is that it is a by-product of recent human evolution. This hypothesis is supported by evidence suggesting that ...
Motor activity patterns in acute schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders can be differentiated from bipolar mania and unipolar depression
The purpose of this study was to compare 24-h motor activity patterns between and within three groups of acutely admitted inpatients with schizophrenia and psychotic disorders (n = 28), bipolar mania (n = 18) and motor-retarded ...
Association between serum lipid levels, osteoprotegerin and depressive symptomatology in psychotic disorders.
(Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2018-05-02)
Although the relationship between positive and negative symptoms of psychosis and dyslipidemia has been thoroughly investigated in recent studies, the potential link between depression and lipid status is still under-investigated. ...
Analysis of differentially methylated regions in great apes and extinct hominids provides support for the evolutionary hypothesis of schizophrenia
Introduction: The persistence of schizophrenia in human populations separated by geography and time led to the evolutionary hypothesis that proposes schizophrenia as a by-product of the higher cognitive abilities of ...