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Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center
September 28, 2011

“The single biggest thing that would aid research in mental illnesses and the practice of psychiatry is to have a diagnostic test for schizophrenia and other major mental illnesses … and I think we’re actually close to having that.”





Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium

Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.
Scientific Council Member
Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center

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