A range of disorders lead to different symptoms, new research says, raising hopes for individualized treatment. Research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows that schizophrenia is not
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New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms. The finding