Tagged: Mental disorder

Schizophrenia – The Genain Quadruplets

A startling case history documented and compiled over a number of years by David Rosenthal and colleagues at the National Institute of Mental Health (Rosenthal, 1963) has provided fascinating insights into the interaction of...

Neurochemical Models of Schizophrenia

To identify the neurochemical basis for any mental disorder, three general approaches can be taken. First, neurochemical correlates of animal and human models of the disorder can be studied. Second, the neuronal mechanisms of...

Features of Drug Abuse and Dependence

Drug addiction is a chronic, relapsing behavioral disorder Before proceeding further, try writing down your definition of drug addiction in one or two sentences. Were you easily able to come up with a satisfactory...