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ERIC Number: EJ163479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Vulnerability--A New View of Schizophrenia
Zubin, Joseph; Spring, Bonnie
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 86, 2, 103-26, Apr 77
Although descriptive and etiological approaches to psychopathology have made notable advances, they seem to have reached a plateau. After reviewing the six approaches to etiology that now preempt the field--ecological, developmental, learning, genetic, internal environment, and neurophysiological models--a second-order model, vulnerability, is proposed as the common denominator and in the hope of revitalizing the field. (Editor/RK)
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