ERIC Number: ED144327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Research on Disorders of the Mind. Progress & Prospects.
National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
The 14 conference papers on mental illness focus on the biological, genetic, psychopharmacological, psychopathological, and epidemiological and social factors related to psychoses. Divided into five sections each preceded by a brief introduction, entries include the following titles and authors: "The Biological Substrates of Schizophrenia" (S. Kety); "The Psychobiology of Depression" (W. Bunney); "The Role of an Emergent Developmental Psychopathology in the Study of Vulnerability to Psychosis" (N. Garmezy); "Genetic Studies in Schizophrenia and Depression" (G. Winokur); "Analysis of the Impact of Phenothiazines and Related Drugs on the Treatment of Schizophrenia" (G. Klerman); "The Impact of Lithium on the Treatment of Manic-Depressive Disorders" (S. Gershon); "Pharmacological Research and the Psychoses--An Overview" (M. Lipton); "Psychopathological Factors in Psychoses" (M. Katz); "An Overview of the Psychopathology of Psychoses--Past, Present, and Future of the Biometric Approach" (J. Zubin); "Keys to Understanding and Treating Functional Psychoses" (J. Strauss); "Psychopathological Aspects of Psychoses--Nongenetic Factors in the Family Setting" (L. Wynne); "Social Factors Affecting Psychotic Behavior" (D. Mechanic); "Epidemiology and the Planning of Services for the Mentally Ill" (E. Gruenberg); and "Psychiatric Services and the Changing Institutional Scene" (M. Kramer). (SBH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Note: A meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council (100th, September, 1975)