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Dopamine levels and willingness to join in

Normally in Schizophrenia the levels of dopamine on the brain are too high and therefore you need to take medication such as respiradone to reduce levels of dopamine on the brain and therefore connect up neurons better. However, I have a question -
what happens if you have too little dopamine on the brain?

A lot of the symptoms of Schizophrenia can be being withdrawn and not being able to communicate - however people who
seem to be key carers and helpers of schizophrenics always seem to have an extra high ability to cope with communications and
they are able to join in quite a bit. Is this because they have too little dopamine on the brain?

It would be interesting if someone could find out. Thanks!
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replied April 3rd, 2011
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