Multidimensional Treatment Approaches

  • Alvin I. Goldfarb
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 3)


Treatment of disorders is usually directed at causes or symptoms; it is specific or general. This requires discussion of what we mean by the aging brain and how it affects function.


Aged Brain Brain Damage Mental Impairment Schizophreniform Disorder Intellectual Deficit 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alvin I. Goldfarb
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  1. 1.Mount Sinai School of MedicineCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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