Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders by Frank I. TaraziNeurological and Psychiatric Disorders by Frank I. Tarazi

Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

EditorFrank I. Tarazi

Paperback | December 9, 2010

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A comprehensive, systematic, and advanced review of the scientific, preclinical, and clinical aspects of several major mental illnesses. The illnesses covered range from neurological disorders including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, and Parkinson's disease, to psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorders, Tourette's syndrome and tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, unipolar depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For each disorder, the authors uniformly discuss its incidence and prevalence, etiology, molecular targets and mechanisms of action, brain structures and pathways, animal models, signs and symptoms, genetics, treatments, and related medical terminology.
Title:Neurological and Psychiatric DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:278 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:December 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617375241

ISBN - 13:9781617375248

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Table of Contents

Part I. IntroductionNeural Principles of Neurological and Psychiatric DisordersFrank I. Tarazi and Marc J. KaufmanPharmacotherapeutic Principles of Neurological and Psychiatric DisordersJohn A. SchetzPart II. Neurological DisordersAlzheimer's DiseaseMark P. MattsonHuntington's DiseaseSusan E. BrowneParkinson's DiseaseThomas WichmannPart III. Psychiatric DisordersSchizophreniaStephan Heckers and Sabina BerrettaAutism Spectrum DisordersEvdokia Anagnostou and Eric HollanderTourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders: From Molecules and Cells to Symptoms and ManagementJames E. Swain, Robert A. King, and James F. LeckmanObsessive-Compulsive DisorderDavid S. Husted, Nathan A. Shapira, and Wayne K. GoodmanUnipolar DepressionJulie A. Blendy and Irwin LuckiBipolar DisorderLeonardo Tondo, Matthew J. Albert, Alexia E. Koukopoulos, Christopher Baethge, and Ross J. BaldessariniAttention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderKehong Zhang, Eugen Davids, and Ross J. BaldessariniIndexColor PlatesColor plates 1-5 appear in an insert preceding p. 51Plate 1. Fig. 1 from Chapter 2; for complete caption see p. 30Plate 2. Fig. 1 from Chapter 3; for complete caption see p. 52Plate 3. Fig. 1 from Chapter 7; for complete caption see p. 133Plate 4. Fig. 1 from Chapter 8; for complete caption see p. 156Plate 5. Fig. 1 from Chapter 9; for complete caption see p. 173

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"...a comprehensive and systematic cover of the basic and clinical aspects of the main psychiatric and neurological disorders..." - Human Psychopharmacology"....there is much information that is timely and succinct in this survey...a remarkably informative overview..." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal