Psychotic Disorders Linked To Poor IQ Scores in Childhood

Adults who develop psychotic disorders lag in their cognitive abilities in their childhood and adolescence compared to their peers. The research team from King''s College London''s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the United States found falls in IQ start in early childhood, and suggest educational interventions could potentially delay the onset of mental illness.

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