Chapter

The End Of the Beginning

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/9780195122190.003.0009
 The End Of the Beginning

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This chapter provides an overview and synthesis of schizophrenia and neuroscience. It considers whether the long-awaited breakthrough is in the making, or whether a major reconstruction of assumptions and ideas about the illness is needed. It also considers the possibility that neuroscience must change in fundamental ways if it wants to crack the schizophrenia puzzle.

Keywords: schizophrenia; neuroscience; mental illness; assumptions

Chapter.  13060 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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