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ERIC Number: ED054569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 42
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Reference Count: 0
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Special Report: Schizophrenia.
Mosher, Loren R.; Feinsilver, David
The review and analysis of the current status of knowledge about schizophrenia and its treatment begins with a brief review of some statistics on mental health, the National Institute of Mental Health's grants program in schizophrenia, an NIMH-sponsored international conference on Schizophrenia - the Implications of Research Findings for Treatment and Training, and the Center for Studies of Schizophrenia. A synthesis of recent and current research in schizophrenia covers the following topics: diagnosis, description, and psychological functions; genetics; biology; studies of populations at high risk; family interaction and processes; childhood schizophrenia and autism; and treatment. Problems of two types facing schizophrenia are noted - attitudinal barriers and issues of scientific fact. Six of the most pressing unresolved or controversial scientific questions are detailed. References for each topic discussed are listed. (KW)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.40)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD. Center for Studies of Schizophrenia.
Identifiers: National Institute of Mental Health