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137] assessed family history and the deficit syndrome in 99 patients with DSM-III-R-diagnosed schizophrenia who were assessed during clinical treatment. The authors found that (a) patients with a family history of schizophrenia had greater and more treatment-resistant negative symptoms than those without a family history, and (b) the group with a family history had more severe negative symptoms related to psychosocial function. Wickham and associates  reported that premorbid functioning, mode of onset, and course of schizophrenia are familial.
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537). The prospective strategy of overcoming the boundaries that separate these fields, may be a triangular design (Fig. 4). This design may include a combination of multi-candidate genes with multi-candidate endophenotypes and symptom measures in the framework of dimensional models of FP (see Chapter 3 in this volume). This type of design may lead us to define common clusters that must be present in all individuals diagnosed with the FP and discrete, non-overlapping psychopathological endophenotype domain groups of patients.