Schizophrenia and left-handedness

A new study shows that schizophrenia is associated with excess of left-handedness.

NORMENT researchers Marco Hirnstein and Kenneth Hugdahl show in a recent meta-analysis that schizophrenia is associated with excess of left-handedness, which may reflect a genetic link between schizophrenia and brain lateralization.

Link to article in British Journal of Psyciatry:

"Excess of non-right-handedness in schizophrenia: meta-analysis of gender effects and potential biases in handedness assessment."

Published Oct. 13, 2014 10:43 AM - Last modified Oct. 11, 2018 11:47 AM