Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia Anne N. Hirshfield

ISBN: 9781134694426

Published: November 12th 2013

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Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia  by  Anne N. Hirshfield

Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia by Anne N. Hirshfield
November 12th 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 264 pages | ISBN: 9781134694426 | 6.32 Mb

This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels ofMoreThis book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis.Psychopathological symptoms in schizophrenia are mainly characterized by thought and language disorders, which are strictly intertwined.

In particular, language is the distinctive dimension of human beings and is ontologically related to brain development. Although normal at the levels of segmental phonology and morphological organization, the speech of patients suffering from schizophrenia is often characterized by flattened intonation and word-finding difficulties. Furthermore, research suggests that the superior temporal gyrus and specific prefrontal areas which support language in humans are altered in people with schizophrenia.Brambilla and Marini bring together international contributors to explore the link between brain evolution and the psychopathological features of schizophrenia, with a focus on language and its neural underpinnings.Divided into three sections the book covers:brain evolution and language phylogenesisbrain abnormalities in schizophreniapsychopathology and schizophrenia.This theoretical approach will appeal to professionals including clinical psychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, neurolinguists, and researchers considering the links between brain evolution, language and psychopathology in schizophrenia.



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