3 edition of Research on the etiology of schizophrenia. found in the catalog.
Research on the etiology of schizophrenia.
G. IЕ¬ Malis
|Statement||Authorized translation from the Russian by Basil Haigh.|
|Series||The International behavioral sciences series, International behavioral sciences series|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||195|
|LC Control Number||61011828|
1. Schizophrenia: Etiology E. KENT ROGERS 2. Physiological Almost all mental health workers now agree that the cause of schizophrenia has a strong biological element. There is a robust and growing body of evidence that supports this. In the next few . In developing this book, the authors clearly set a high bar with an ambitious set of objectives: providing a historical overview of schizophrenia; describing the syndrome's etiology; synthesizing theory, research, and practice; offering cognitive and biological perspectives; and providing practical advice to treatment : Lon C. Herman.
The May, edition of Scientific American featured an article on schizophrenia research by freelance journalist Michael Balter, entitled “Schizophrenia’s Unyielding Mysteries.” 1 Despite the decades-old failure to discover genes that cause schizophrenia (as opposed to possibly being “associated” with it), Balter believed that continuing the search for genes is necessary to help. "Synthesizing research on the psychology and biology of schizophrenia, Beck et al. show how a cognitive approach can be used to understand and treat even the most severely ill patient. This book is a masterpiece that challenges conventional thinking and describes one of the most exciting developments in psychiatry today/5(18).
An Overview of Schizophrenia – Information from the National Institute of Mental Health WHAT IS IT? Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disease. Approximately 1 percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime – more than 2 million Americans suffer from the illness in a given Size: 69KB. • Schizophrenia is a heterogenous clinical syndrome and likely describes a group of related conditions that share a common set of symptoms involving psychosis and compromised cognition. • The etiology of schizophrenia is complex and likely involves genetic, neurodevelopmental, environmental, and psychological triggers.
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Book Title Research on the Etiology of Schizophrenia. The unknown etiology of schizophrenia makes it a very complex psychiatric disorder, affecting –1% of the world’s population. The clinical symptoms of schizophrenia are presented in three ways (Lewis and Sweet, ).
Positive or psychotic symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, thought disorder, and abnormal psychomotor activity. This book does well to point out the research on the heterogeneous factors for underlying etiology of the disorder, as well as clear cognitive conceptualizations for many of the most common symptoms (delusions, hallucinations, etc.).Cited by: About the etiology of schizophrenia today in day it is thought that the cause of schizophrenia is even unknown but that the neurodevelopment theory is the more accepted in these : Segundo Mesa Castillo.
"The contributing authors and editors constitute an international list of '"who's who" in contemporary schizophrenia research.
Overall this book represents a highly systematic, comprehensive, scholarly, and critical appraisal of a core component of modern psychiatry and a major publice health challenge/5(2).
The etiology, or study of the causes of schizophrenia, is unclear, but there are several things that might contribute to causing the syndrome, including genetics, fetal issues and infections.
Schizophrenia: A Life-Course Developmental Perspective covers research findings and ideas concerning the entire life course of schizophrenia. The book discusses research on life-span development in schizophrenia; the genetic and perinatal factors in the etiology of schizophrenia; as well as the neurobehavioral development of infants at risk for schizophrenia.
As official journal of the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) Schizophrenia Research is THE journal of choice for international researchers and clinicians to share their work with the global schizophrenia research community. More than institutes have online or print (or both) access to this journal - the largest specialist journal in the field, with the largest readership.
A critique of the literature on the genetics of schizophrenia / Don D. Jackson A chemical approach to the problem of mental disease / L.G. Abood Recent biochemical theories of schizophrenia / Seymour S. Kety A biochemical hypothesis on the etiology of schizophrenia / Robert G.
Heath Schizophrenia is a serious and lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may experience delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior, and impaired cognitive ability.
They may hear voices or see things that aren’t there. "The contributing authors and editors constitute an international list of '"who's who" in contemporary schizophrenia research. Overall this book represents a highly systematic, comprehensive, scholarly, and critical appraisal of a core component of modern psychiatry and a major publice health challenge.
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder characterized by some, but not necessarily all, of the following features: emotional blunting, intellectual deterioration, social isolation, disorganized speech, behavior delusions, and Size: KB. Schizophrenia: Etiology and course Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Psychology 55(1) February with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Schizophrenia affects to % of the adult population. The incidence depends on the specific criteria and reliability of case finding; when corrected for such factors, the incidence is comparable in all societies that have been studied.
Individuals in lower socioeconomic classes are reported to have higher rates of schizophrenia as a result of the markedly impaired work function of. The causes of schizophrenia have been the subject of much debate, with various factors proposed and discounted or modified. The language of schizophrenia research under the medical model is scientific.
Such studies suggest that genetics, prenatal development, early environment, neurobiology and psychological and social processes are important contributory factors. Research on the etiology of schizophrenia. New York, Consultants Bureau  (OCoLC) Online version: Malis, Georgiĭ IU'revich.
Research on the etiology of schizophrenia. New York, Consultants Bureau  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Georgiĭ IU'revich Malis.
Different research approaches to schizophrenia have evolved conflicting etiological theories, variously emphasizing genetic, biochemical, physiological, and psychological aspects, all reviewed in this by: Abstract.
The causes and the nature of the psychiatric disorder labeled schizophrenia remain vexingly obscure. Perhaps as an expression of a still extant body-mind controversy, most of the experiments and statements made toward an elucidation of the problem follow one or the other of two opposing postulations: (a) That its origin is genetico-organic; (b) that it is by: 1.
Research concerning the etiology of schizophrenic disorders has implicated excessive activity of the neurotransmitter(s) Dopamine Abby was watching a documentary on some of.
Biochemical research suggests that high levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, or excessive numbers of receptors for dopamine, may be at the root of schizophrenia.
Medical imaging studies have revealed various physical and physiological anomalies in some patients. Other research has focused on mistiming of neural responses to stimuli in the. Describe the sociocultural causes of schizophrenia spectrum disorders.
Biological Genetics. Twin and family studies consistently support the biological theory. More specifically, if one identical twin develops schizophrenia, there is a roughly a 50% that the other will also develop the disorder within their lifetime (Coon & Mitter.
Schizophrenia is one of the most complex and disabling diseases to affect mankind. Relatively little is known about its nature and its origins, and available treatments are inadequate for most patients. As a result, there are inevitable controversies about what causes it, how to diagnose it, and how best to treat it.
However, in the past decade, there has been an explosion of new research 3/5(2).The term ‘schizophrenia’ was coined in by the Swiss psychiatrist Paul Eugen Bleuler, and is derived from the Greek words ‘schizo’ (split) and ‘phren’ (mind).
Bleuler had intended.