Schizophrenia

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Abstract

In this chapter, I discuss history, current diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, genetics, etiology, clinical signs and symptoms, laboratory investigations, differential diagnosis, pharmacological and behavioral treatment modalities, prognosis, and course of illness for schizophrenia. The emphasis in this chapter is the etiopathogenesis and relevant biological treatments for this disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Medical Basis of Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherHumana Press
Pages85-108
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781588299178
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

Keywords

  • Etiology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment

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