TITLE

Psychosocial factors in the cause and prevention of relapse in schizophrenia

AUTHOR(S)
Hirsch, S.R.
PUB. DATE
May 1983
SOURCE
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/21/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6378, p1600
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of psychosocial factors in determining the treatment and course of schizophrenia. Description of the disorder; Symptoms of schizophrenia; Prevalence of relapse in schizophrenics discharged from the hospital.
ACCESSION #
5060479

 

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