The treatment of acute schizophrenia without drugs: an investigation of some current assumptions.

@article{Carpenter1977TheTO,
  title={The treatment of acute schizophrenia without drugs: an investigation of some current assumptions.},
  author={William T. Carpenter and Thomas H. McGlashan and John Strauss},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1977},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={
          14-20
        }
}
proaches to schizophrenia have been used for years ·f and have provided a rich source of information on phe:~ nomenology and treatment effects. However, in the ab;i, sence of rigorous research methodology this informa;~ tion base is often dismissed as anecdotal, and the influ:.; ;jJ ence of psychoanalysis and related psychological; approaches on the treatment of schizophrenic patients l: has waned. There are formidable intricacies involved;: in developing appropriate measures of change specifi… 

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