PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
The great frequency of schizophrenia, from five to eight per thousand of the general population, the devastating effect on the individual and on the family, the lack of any effective therapy, and the huge cost of lifelong care for hundreds of thousands of victims all make this a problem of truly major importance. Hitherto most progress has been made in clinical psychiatric studies. Even here, however, it may be difficult in the early stages to distinguish promptly between acute cases manifesting transient schizoid reactions to emotional stress of great severity, such as were seen in the military services, for example,
CLOUGH PW. BIOCHEMICAL ANOMALIES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:622–628. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-3-622
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