FETAL HYPOXIA

caused by the significant reduction in oxygen to the human foetus, which is believed to be a risk factor for severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia. See hypoxia.

FETAL HYPOXIA: "Foetal hypoxia can cause mental illnesses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FETAL HYPOXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-hypoxia/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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