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By Robin M. Murray, Peter B. Jones, Ezra Susser, Jim Van Os, Mary Cannon
A global crew of major researchers and clinicians presents the 1st complete, epidemiological evaluate of this multi-faceted and still-perplexing illness. arguable concerns similar to the validity of discrete or dimensional classifications of schizophrenia and the continuum among psychosis and 'normality' are explored extensive. Separate chapters are dedicated to issues of specific relevance to schizophrenia resembling suicide, violence and substance abuse. eventually, new customers for therapy and prevention are thought of.
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