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Research Progress in Biological Studies of Schizophrenia in China in 2017
  1. Dengtang Liu,
  2. Haixin Cen,
  3. Kaida Jiang and
  4. Yifeng Xu
  1. First-episode Schizophrenia and Early Psychosis Program, Division of Psychotic Disorders, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
  1. correspondence: Dengtang Liu. Mailing address: 600 South Wanping RD, Shanghai, China. Postcode: 200030. E-Mail: erliu110{at}


Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder and its etiology and pathological mechanism are unknown. This article mainly introduces the progress of biological studies of schizophrenia in China in 2017, including neuroimaging, genetics, and immunology studies. It also introduces the research progress of high-risk psychotic syndrome and physiotherapy.

  • schizophrenia
  • biological psychiatry, China

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