Schizophrenia : Empirical Research and Findings
This text presents a comprehensive and critical appraisal of virtually all of the research on schizophrenia, with particular emphasis on the past 10 years. It includes findings in cognitive, psychophysiological, neuropsychological and biochemical research with schizophrenics; genetic studies, studies on environmental factors, high risk research and developmental course on schizophrenia; and samples of risk of developing schizophrenia. There is also a chapter dealing with therapy including psychopharmacological and psychological intervention methods, especially psychosocial therapy, family therapy, and cognitive training programmes.
- Hardback | 622 pages
- 165.1 x 241.3 x 31.75mm | 1,020.58g
- 30 Apr 1992
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Clinical symptoms; cognitive symptoms; psychophysiological symptoms; neuropsychological symptoms; inheritance versus environment; neurotransmission, therapy and investigations on long-term outcome.