Brain Imaging in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience by Ronald A. CohenBrain Imaging in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience by Ronald A. Cohen

Brain Imaging in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience

EditorRonald A. Cohen, Lawrence H. Sweet

Hardcover | December 10, 2010

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Rapid developments in brain neuroimaging methods have occurred over the past decade. These advances have revolutionized cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, and are likely to have major influence on clinical psychological, psychiatric, and neurological practice over the coming years. There are a number of excellent books that focus on specific neuroimaging methods, such as fMRI. Furthermore, cognitive and neuroscience texts have increasingly incorporated functional brain neuroimaging. Yet, there are few books to date that consider and review emerging research in the application of brain neuroimaging methods for the study and assessment of behavioral and cognitive disorders. This book provides a broad coverage of current research trends in the clinical application of brain neuroimaging methods in the context of behavioral medicine, neuropsychology, and related areas of medical psychology. It uniquely integrates current neuroimaging methods and studies with current behavioral medicine research, and presents knowledge derived from recent developments in the fields of functional and structural brain imaging. By integrating information from experimental behavioral medicine with clinical insights, this book will serve as a source book for neuropsychologists, psychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, and other professionals in both clinical practice and academic context. This integration results in the reader having a greater understanding of how the brain controls behavior, the disturbances of behavior that may occur with different disorders, and what clinicians should consider when assessing or working with patients with behavioral problems.
Ronald Cohen, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital and Director of Neuropsychology at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Cohen is an active researcher in clinical and cognitive neuroscience with over 50 publications. His research interests include ...
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Title:Brain Imaging in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical NeuroscienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:420 pagesPublished:December 10, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441963715

ISBN - 13:9781441963710

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Part One: FoundationsChapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Philosophical and Ethical ConsiderationsChapter 4: Functional Magnetic Resonance ImagingChapter 5: Diffusion MRI Chapter 6: Perfusion Imaging Chapter 7: Magnetic Resonance SpectroscopyChapter 8: Radiological Methods: PET and SPECTChapter 9: ElectrophysiologyPart Two: Neuroimaging Behavioral DisordersChapter 10: Nicotine DependenceChapter 11: Substance AbuseChapter 12: Obesity and Eating Disorders Chapter 13: Exercise and Physical Activity Chapter 14: Chronic PainPart Three: Neuroimaging of Emotional Chapter 15: Mood and Affective DisordersChapter 16: Violence and AggressionPart Four: Neuroimaging of Brain DisordersChapter 18: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias [PD HD Lewy]Chapter 19: Vascular Disease [vascular, vascular dementia, cardiovascular]Chapter 20: StrokeChapter 21: Multiple Sclerosis and White Matter DegenerationChapter 22: HIV and CNS InfectionChapter 23: Tumors and CancerChapter 24: Brain InjuryChapter 25: Attention Deficit DisorderChapter 26: Conclusions: What does the future hold?