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colorful trachtography imaging of brain with schizophrenia
Fiber pathways in the brain are altered in schizophrenia, a mental illness in which patients may experience hallucinations, psychosis and depression. (Courtesy of Paul Thompson, Neda Jahanshad and Conor Corbin, USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute)

Schizophrenia found to disrupt the brain’s entire communication system

Wiring is frayed in more than just one region, according to a new international study — the largest analysis ever of white matter among people with a psychiatric disorder.