Accession Number : AD0776110

Title :   Model of Schizophrenia in Animals,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Utena,Kh. ; Machiyama,Yu.

Report Date : 11 DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A schizophrenia model is obtained by administering metamphetamines to monkeys. Eleven male monkeys exhibited the classic symptoms of schizophrenia, including fingering of parts of the body and staring into space. These symptoms had never been displayed by lower animals before this experiment. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Mental disorders, *Psychoses, Amphetamines, Psychiatry, Models, USSR, Translations, Monkeys, Laboratory animals, Behavior

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE