Psychopharmacology

, Volume 116, Issue 3, pp 379–380 | Cite as

The latent inhibition model of schizophrenic attention disorder and of antipsychotic drug action: comment on Dunn, Atwater and Kilts (Psychopharmacology, 1993, 112:315–323)

  • Ina Weiner
  • Joram Feldon
Letter To The Editors

Keywords

Drug Action Antipsychotic Drug Latent Inhibition Inhibition Model Attention Disorder 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ina Weiner
    • 1
  • Joram Feldon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael

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