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Author Locke, Simeon.

Title Unbalanced : a view from the vestibule : schizophrenia and hyperattention / Simeon Locke
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 127 pages) : illustrations
Contents Disease -- Arousal -- Parkinson's disease -- Schizophrenia -- Perception -- Hallucinations -- Vestibular system -- Temporal lobe epilepsy
Summary The symptoms of schizophrenia have generated interest for more than two centuries. How are they produced? Where do they come from? In this highly stimulating book, Dr Locke proposes a new basic mechanism to account for many of the findings in schizophrenia. His ideas are based on observations and experiments at a State Psychiatric Hospital where he was the director of a Neurological Unit for ten years. He was struck by an outstanding sign of schizophrenia which had not attracted attention in the classical literature. Schizophrenia patients, he noticed, were too alert, too attentive. If this hy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-121) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Attention.
Schizophrenia -- Physiological aspects.
Arousal (Physiology)
Schizophrenia -- physiopathology
Schizophrenia -- diagnosis
Vestibular Diseases -- complications
Vestibule, Labyrinth -- physiopathology
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Schizophrenia.
Arousal (Physiology)
Schizophrenia -- Physiological aspects
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012471993
ISBN 9789814299633