A neurobiological hypothesis for the classification of schizophrenia: type A (hyperdopaminergic) and type B (normodopaminergic).

@article{Howes2014ANH,
  title={A neurobiological hypothesis for the classification of schizophrenia: type A (hyperdopaminergic) and type B (normodopaminergic).},
  author={Oliver D. Howes and Shitij Kapur},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2014},
  volume={205 1},
  pages={
          1-3
        }
}
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