Schizophrenia : Empirical Research and Findings

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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.
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  • Hardback | 622 pages
  • 165.1 x 241.3 x 31.75mm | 1,020.58g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • ?
  • 0126730105
  • 9780126730104

Table of contents

Clinical symptoms; cognitive symptoms; psychophysiological symptoms; neuropsychological symptoms; inheritance versus environment; neurotransmission, therapy and investigations on long-term outcome.
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