DOPAMINE HYPOTHESIS

The theory that schizophrenia is caused by an excess of dopamine in the brain. See glutamate hypothesis.

DOPAMINE HYPOTHESIS: "The dopamine hypothesis looks at the cause for schizophrenia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DOPAMINE HYPOTHESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dopamine-hypothesis/ (accessed April 5, 2020).
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