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Schizophrenia : the major issues

Author: Paul Bebbington; P McGuffin
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Heinemann Professional in association with the Mental Health Foundation, 1988.
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The aetiological theories of schizophrenia are outlined in this manual, which examines modes of genetic transmission, neurochemical and histopathological bases and the nature of psychological  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bebbington; P McGuffin
ISBN: 0433000457 9780433000457
OCLC Number: 56919463
Description: viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Schizophrenia at the crossroads, Paul Bebbington and Peter McGuffin; a clinician's view of research, A.V.P.Mackay; epidemiology of schizophrenia, A.Jablensky; the phenomena of schizophrenia, Anne E.Farmer et al; application of the PET scan to the study of schizophrenia, Goran Sedvall et al; the neurochemistry of schizophrenia, J.F.W.Deakin; the neuropathology of schizophrenia - a critical review of recent work, P.L.Lantos; the neurodevelopmental origins of dementia praecox, Robin M.Murray et al; genetics of schizophrenia, Peter McGuffin; aetiology of psychosis - the way ahead, T.J.Crow; clinical pharmacology of schizophrenia, Stephen M.Stahl and Kathleen M.Wets; drug treatment of schizophrenia, D.A.W.Johnson; language disorders in schizophrenia and their implications for neuropsychology, Christopher D.Frith and Heidelinde A.Allen; schizotypy and schizophrenia, Gordon Claridge; social influences on schizophrenia, Paul Bebbington and Liz Kuipers; the contribution of psychological interventions to the treatment and management of schizophrenia, Geoff Shepherd; special needs and their assessment, J.Leff.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Bebbington and Peter McGuffin.

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1. Schizophrenia at the crossroads / Paul Bebbington and Peter McGuffin -- 2. A clinician's view of research / A.V.P. Mackay -- 3. Epidemiology of schizophrenia / A. Jablensky -- 4. The phenomena of schizophrenia / Anne E. Farmer, Peter McGuffin and Paul Bebbington -- 5. Application of the PET scan to the study of schizophrenia / Göran Sedvall, et al. -- 6. The neurochemistry of schizophrenia / J.F.W. Deakin -- 7. The neuropathology of schizophrenia: a critical review of recent work / P.L. Lantos -- 8. The neurodevelopmental origins of dementia praecox / Robin M. Murray, et al. -- 9. Genetics of schizophrenia / Peter McGuffin -- 10. Aetiology of psychosis: the way ahead / T.J. Crow -- 11. Clinical pharmacology of schizophrenia / Stephen M. Stahl and Kathleen M. Wets -- 12. Drug treatment of schizophrenia / D.A.W. Johnson -- 13. Language disorders in schizophrenia and their implications for neuropsychology / Christopher D. Frith and Heidelinde A. Allen -- 14. Schizotypy and schizophrenia / Gordon Claridge -- 15. Social influences on schizophrenia / Paul Bebbington and Liz Kuipers -- 16. The contribution of psychological interventions to the treatment and management of schizophrenia / Geoff Shepherd -- 17. Special needs and their assessment / J. Leff.


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