On the State of Knowledge in Neurobiological Psychiatry

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Our present knowledge of neurobiological mechanisms in psychosomatic disorders or in mental disturbances connected with physical illness is practically nil. This reflects the state of knowledge in biological psychiatry as a whole, where we have many theories, some circumstantial evidence, but few facts. This situation influences many aspects of psychiatry, of which the following are some.


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Physical Illness Brain Mechanism Biological Psychiatry Neurobiological Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Fog
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of PsychopharmacologySt. Hans HospitalRoskildeDenmark

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