How does sarcosine treat disorders of the schizophrenia spectrum

Clinic manual for child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy pp 205-230 | Cite as

  • Sabine Müller
  • Tobias Hellenschmidt
  • Michael Kölch
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This chapter gives an overview of schizophrenia and its various manifestations. In addition to information on classification, epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnostics and therapy methods, there are also numerous practical tips and assistance for everyday use in practice and clinic

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine MüllerEmail author
  • Tobias Hellenschmidt
  • Michael Kölch
  1. 1. Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / PsychotherapyUniversity Clinic UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2. Vivantes Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and PsychosomaticsBerlinGermany
  3. 3. Clinic for Psychiatry, Neurology, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy in Children and AdolescentsUniversity Medicine RostockRostockGermany