R. G. HOSKINS, PH.D., M.D.
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The schizophrenic psychosis, of all unsolved problems, presents to the medical profession the outstanding challenge of our day. This disorder alone fills one-fifth of all hospital beds in the United States. It is presumably equally prevalent in other parts of the world. Its cost is incalculable. Its onset is commonly in the early years of maturity and it persists to a greater or lesser degree of severity throughout a lifetime that is not greatly curtailed. To the patient it represents exclusion from family and friends—literally in many cases, spiritually in any case. It casts a pall of undeserved stigma upon
R. G. HOSKINS. SCHIZOPHRENIA FROM THE PHYSIOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW(SCHIZOPHRENIA FROM THE PHYSIOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW*). Ann Intern Med. 1933;7:445–456. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-4-445
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(4):445-456.
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