Biological Perspectives of Schizophrenia

Biological Perspectives of Schizophrenia

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471916833
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/11/1987
Series: Dahlem Workshop Reports-(LS) Life Sciences Series , #3
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

GENETICS AS AN APPROACH TO ETIOLOGY.

''The Middle Game'' in the Genetics of Schizophrenia (S. Matthysse).

The Feasibility of Linkage Studies in Schizophrenia (K. Kendler).

The Contribution of Genetic Research to Diagnostic Issues in Schizophrenia (M. Tsuang et al.).

NONGENETIC ETIOLOGICAL FACTORS.

The Scope for Nongenetic Factors in Etiology: The Retrovirus/Transposon Hypothesis (T. Crow).

Organic and Toxic Concomitants of Schizophrenia: Association or Chance?

(K. Davison).

STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL DEVIATIONS.

In Vivo and Postmortem Evidence of Structural Changes (E. Johnstone).

Evidence for Frontal/Prefrontal Cortical Schizophrenia: The Phenomenon of ''Hypofrontality'' Reconsidered (D. Ingvar).

NEUROTRANSMITTERS.

Midbrain Dopamine System Heterogeneity: Implications for Schizophrenia (B. Bunney).

Overview of Dopamine Mechanisms: Neurochemical and Pharmacological Evidence (A. Carlsson).

Clinical Studies of Antipsychotic Agents: Implications for Neurotransmitter Mechanisms (J. Kane).

Subject Index.

Author Index.

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