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The Unique Properties of the Prefrontal Cortex and Mental Illness

By Wen-Jun Gao, Huai-Xing Wang, Melissa A. Snyder and Yan-Chun Li

Submitted: May 16th 2011Reviewed: December 15th 2011Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/35868

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Wen-Jun Gao, Huai-Xing Wang, Melissa A. Snyder and Yan-Chun Li (February 29th 2012). The Unique Properties of the Prefrontal Cortex and Mental Illness, When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain, Theo Mantamadiotis, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/35868. Available from:

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