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Oligophrenic Children with Disturbance of the Balance between the Fundamental Nervous Processes, with Excitation Predominating over Inhibition

  • M. S. Pevzner
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Part of the The International Behavioral Sciences Series book series (IBSS)

Abstract

The specific feature of the pathogenesis of this form of oligophrenia is the presence of a disturbance of the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid in a late stage of the disease. The presence of this additional pathogenic factor leads to specific changes in the cortical neurodynamics, and these, in turn, are responsible for the appearance of a number of additional symptoms in the clinical picture, namely changes in behavior and a decrease in work capacity.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Pevzner
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  1. 1.Institute of DefectologyMoscowUSSR

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