Schizophrenia in the 21st Century
by T.H.J. Burne
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 180
Schizophrenia is a poorly understood but very disabling group of brain disorders. While hallucinations and delusions feature prominently in diagnostic criteria, impairments of memory and attentional processing are attracting increasing interest in modern neuropsychiatry. This volume covers various current options for therapy, clinical research into cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia and preclinical research in animal models.
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