The Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

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Facts on File, 2007 - Psychology - 409 pages
Written for general readers and professionals alike, The Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Third Edition is the most comprehensive single source on this topic. With more than 600 up-to-date entries, this new edition features a substantially revised foreword and introduction, a significant amount of new material, references and appendixes, and the latest findings since the last edition was published. Coverage includes the history, treatment, diagnosis, and current medical research and theories regarding this class of mental illness. New entries include: Abilify; Acute and transient psychotic disorders; Association studies; Atypical psychotic disorders; Brief psychotic disorder; Comorbidity; Dysphrenia; Electronarcosis therapy; Glutamate hypothesis; Induced delusional disorder; Ipseity disorder; Mixed states; Parkinsonism; Persistent delusional disorders; Substance-induced psychotic disorder; and, Vascular-inflammatory theory of schizophrenia.

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In this collection of short articles, Noll (psychology, Allentown Coll.; The Jung Cult: Origins of Charismatic Movement) explores the history, etiology, biology, and treatment of psychotic disorders ... Read full review

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