Schizophrenia and Manic Depressive Disorder: The Biological Roots of Mental Illness as Revealed by the Landmark Study of Identical Twins

Torrey, E. Fuller Bowler, Ann E. Taylor, Edward H. Gottesman, Irving I.

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Éditeur
HarperCollins
Pages
304
Parution
mars 1995
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
229 × 152 × 23 cm
EAN
9780465072859
  • Résumé

An important contribution to the ongoing debate over the origins of mental illness, this book is based on the largest study ever of identical twins in which one was ill and the other not. The book provides compelling evidence that both schizophrenia and manic-depressive disorder are biologically based diseases of the brain, unrelated to psychological influences.
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