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Brain Scans May Prove Early Detectors of Schizophrenia

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Brain Scans May Prove Early Detectors of Schizophrenia

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Brain Scans May Prove Early Detectors of Schizophrenia

Brain Scans May Prove Early Detectors of Schizophrenia

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A study in the journal Lancet shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may prove effective as an early detector of schizophrenia. MRIs are scans that show a living brain in fine detail. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.