Mental Health News

August 13, 2004

Schizophrenia Expert Dies, Anxiety May Be in Women's Genes

"Philip S. Holzman, a psychologist and researcher at Harvard University whose studies of schizophrenia led to a more detailed understanding of mental disease, died on June 1 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was 82." He died of a post-operative stroke.

"Women may be more prone to stress-related anxiety and mood disorders because of their genes, claims a study carried out by the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse."

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