Chapter

Illness and Evidence

R. Walter Heinrichs

in In Search of Madness

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195122190
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865482 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122190.003.0001
 Illness and Evidence

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This chapter begins with a description of the symptoms of three patients suffering from schizophrenia. It then discusses the science of schizophrenia. It also reviews the evidential strength and consistency of the research topics that form the basis of book. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: schizophrenia; mental disorders; patients; symptoms

Chapter.  7933 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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