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Two schizophrenia types discovered

Brain scans reveal differences in grey matter volume.

60% of patients with schizophrenia (subtype 1) had decreased grey matter volumes
In a clinical study, 60% of patients with schizophrenia (subtype 1) had decreased grey matter volumes, which is typical. However, nearly 40% (subtype 2) had increased volumes of grey matter in the basal ganglia but were otherwise similar to healthy controls. Credit: Penn Medicine
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