ARTHUR O. HECKER, F.A.C.P.
The approach to an understanding of the mechanisms responsible for mental illness has definitely entered a new phase, one characterized by attempted synthesis of data acquired through distinctly separate methods of investigation. This is basically a neurobiological methodology which utilizes data ascertained by the various individual methodologies which are applied to the study of the development, form, and function of the nervous system. This approach attempts to bring psychological studies with their multitudinous ramifications to a physiological level; i.e., it is an effort toward the interpretation of psychological data in the terms of neuronic development and function. It attempts, by
HECKER AO. SCHIZOPHRENIA; A NEUROBIOLOGIC APPROACH(SCHIZOPHRENIA; A NEUROBIOLOGIC APPROACH*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:678–699. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-4-678
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