Psychotic Symptoms in Children May Have a Genetic Cause


Summary: Findings implicate copy number variants (CNVs) in the development of childhood psychosis. Researchers recommend chromosomal array testing for children with psychosis. Source: Boston Children’s Hospital A 6-year-old boy began hearing voices coming from the walls and the school intercom telling him to hurt himself and others. He saw ghosts, aliens in trees, and colored footprints.  Jo...

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