A Hypothesis Concerning SchizophreniaTheresa Hannon BA Hons*
Open University, UK
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- Theresa Hannon BA Hons
Department of Psychology, Open University Science
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Received date: July 17, 2016; Accepted date: July 30, 2016; Published date: August 07, 2016
Citation: Hons THBA (2016) A Hypothesis Concerning Schizophrenia. Clin Exp Psychol 2:134. doi:10.4172/2471-2701.1000134
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In 1965, Bell noted that amphetamine psychosis mimicked schizophrenia. Later, van Ree and Otte lucidated that amphetamine and alpha-endorphin had similar effects in the Central Nervous System, while Wiegant et al. found increased levels of gamma and alpha-endorphin in the hypothalamic tissue of schizophrenic human cadavers.