ERIC Number: EJ390082
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Schizophrenia as a Brain Disease: Implications for Psychologists and Families.
Johnson, Dale L.
American Psychologist, v44 n3 p553-55 Mar 1989
The belief that schizophrenia is a brain disease is the consensus among families of persons with mental illness and is supported by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. This article summarizes implications for psychologists from the following standpoints: (1) etiology; (2) vulnerability; (3) treatment; (4) rehabilitation; (5) assessment; (6) clinical neuropsychology; and (7) developmental psychology. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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