Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders by Bomin SunNeurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders by Bomin Sun

Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders

byBomin SunEditorAntonio De Salles

Hardcover | December 5, 2014

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This book describes contemporary clinical practice in the application of neurosurgical methods to the treatment of psychiatric disorders. It covers diverse topics such as neuroimaging, ethics and a historical review, Gamma Knife and High Frequency Ultrasound ablation, deep brain electrical stimulation and preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Its application in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Major Depression, Tourette syndrome, Addiction, Anorexia, Aggression and Schizophrenia are discussed in separated chapters. This book presents concise information provided by clinical and academic practitioners and will facilitate the application of neurosurgical treatment techniques to patients.

Editor Bomin Sun is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Center for Functional Neurosurgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China. Editor Antonio De Salles is Professor at the Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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Title:Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric DisordersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:228 pagesPublished:December 5, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401795754

ISBN - 13:9789401795753

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Table of Contents

Related circuitry and synaptic connectivity in psychiatric disorders.- Neuroimaging in psychiatric disorders.- Neuroimaging in psychiatry.- DBS in psychiatry and the pendulum of history.- Ablative surgery for neuropsychiatric disorders: past, present, future.- Legal issues in behavioral surgery.- Preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up of deep brain stimulation for psychiatric disorders.- Ablative surgery for depression.- Deep Brain Stimulation for the Management of Treatment-refractory Major Depressive Disorder.- Ablative surgery for obsessive-compulsive disorders.- DBS for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.- Focused Ultrasound for the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.- Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome.- Stereotactic neurosurgery for Drug Addiction.- Surgical Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa.- Neurosurgery for the Treatment of Refractory Schizophrenia.- Surgical management for aggressive behavior.- Deep Brain Stimulation in Aggressive Behavior.- Radiosurgery for psychiatric disorders.

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"Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders is an excellent, timely, and remarkably, integrative text that presents a rich blend of basic and clinically oriented neuroscientific knowledge that has direct relevance to rational diagnosis and treatment of patients who are not healed by traditional means. There is much to be learned from this text for all professionals whose work involves the interaction of brain and behavior." (James A. Moses Jr., PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 60 (37), September, 2015)"It would be most appropriate for clinicians and researchers in neurology, psychiatry, and especially neurosurgery. . This book encourages clinicians to consider ablation techniques and deep brain stimulation as potential therapies for severe and refractory mental illness. The authors discuss the neurosurgical techniques that have been employed and the available data supporting their use. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the relevant neuroanatomy, imaging, and surgical techniques that have led to major advances in target precision." (Melissa Jones, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2015)