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The XY gene hypothesis of psychosis: origins and current status.

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Sex differences in psychosis and their interaction with laterality (systematic departures from 50:50 left-right symmetry across the antero-posterior neural axis) are reviewed in the context of the X-Y gene hypothesis. Aspects of laterality (handedness/cerebral asymmetry/the torque) predict (1) verbal and non-verbal ability in childhood and across adult life and (2) anatomical, physiological, and linguistic variation relating to psychosis. Neuropsychological and MRI evidence from individuals w...

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10.1002/ajmg.b.32202

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Journal:
American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics
Volume:
162B
Issue:
8
Pages:
800-824
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1552-485X
ISSN:
1552-4841
URN:
uuid:2c3473a1-947e-410d-a591-7325ae1f9652
Source identifiers:
470817
Local pid:
pubs:470817

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