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Description - The Early Stages of Schizophrenia by Robert B. Zipursky

This title provides a comrehensive investigation of the early stages of schizophrenia. Topics include early intervention, epidemiology, and natural history of schizophrenia; closing in - what features predict the onset of first-episode psychosis within an ultra high risk group?; epidemiology of first time schizophrenia - the Suffolk County Mental Health Project; and investigating the early stages of schizophrenia - the Hillside prospective study of first-episode schizophrenia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780880488402
ISBN-10: 0880488409
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 150mm x 16mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert B. Zipursky

Robert B. Zipursky, M.D., is the Tapscott Chair in Schizophrenia Studies at the University of Toronto and the Clinical Director of the Schizophrenia and Continuing Care Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. A graduate of Cornell University and the McMaster University School of Medicine, Dr. Zipursky completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and a postdoctoral research fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Zipursky's major research interest has been in applying brain imaging techniques to the study of schizophrenia. S. Charles Schulz, M.D., is Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. Dr. Schulz graduated from the University of Southern California before matriculating to the University of California Los Angeles for his medical degree. After completing residency training at UCLA, Dr. Schulz moved to Bethesda, Maryland, where he served as a Clinical Associate at the National Institute of Mental Health. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Schulz has been involved in studying the use of brain imaging and neuropsychology research techniques to treat adolescents suffering from psychosis.