Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological Mechanisms by Randi Hagerman

Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological Mechanisms

EditorRandi Hagerman, Robert Hendren

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This cutting-edge book brings advances in genetics, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology to the clinic to enhance treatment for neurodevelopmental disorders.Significant progress has been made in identifying the neurobiological mechanisms of several disorders and targeted treatments are modifying the outcome of these disorders. However, the ability to utilize this knowledge has not been summarized in one place for the practicing clinician. This book willfill that gap by providing the theoretical underpinnings and the latest advances in targeted treatments. Several neurodevelopmental disorders are reviewed in detail including clinical features and behavioral phenotypes, standard treatments and new targeted treatments based on the latest advances inneurobiology and the animal model studies that have lead to new treatments. The disorders covered include psychiatric disorders: schizophrenia, depression, autism and ADHD; single gene disorders including Tuberous Sclerosis, Fragile X Syndrome and fragile X- associated disorders, Angelman Syndrome,PKU, and Muscular Dystrophies; and complex genetic disorders such as Down syndrome. This book also highlights the commonalities across disorders and new genetic and molecular concepts in an easy to read format.This is a very exciting time for new targeted treatments and this volume is a landmark treatise on this new age of treatment.

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Dr. Randi Hagerman is an expert in the treatment in neurodevelopmental disorders with expertise in targeted treatments that reverse the neurobiological abnormalities associated with a specific disorder. This new age of targeted treatments has led to new interventions which are changing the trajectories of development for many of these...
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Title:Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological MechanismsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Robert Hendren, Andre Goldani, Randi Hagerman: Overview of Neurodevelopmental Processes and the Assessment of Patients with Neurodevelopmental Disorders2. Robert Hendren and Randi Hagerman: Autism: Neurobiologic Mechanisms and Targeted Treatments3. Danielle A. Schlosser, Coleman Garrett, Sophia Vinogradov: Targeted Treatments in Schizophrenia4. Blake Rawdin, Daniel Lindqvist, Nicole Bush, Steven Hamilton, Ruhel Boparai, Scott Mackin, Victor I. Reus, Synthia H. Mellon, Owen M. Wolkowitz: Neurodevelopmental and Neurobiological Aspects of Major Depressive Disorder: From Theory to Therapy5. Kyle J. Rutledge, Khyati Brahmbhatt, Julie Schweitzer: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder6. Daniel C. Tarquinio, Walter E. Kaufmann: Targeted Treatments in Rett Syndrome7. William E. Tidyman and Katherine A. Rauen: Cardio-facio-cutaneous Syndrome and other RASopathies: Prospects for Treatment8. Petrus J. De Vries: Targeted Treatments in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)9. Reymundo Lozano, Emma B. Hare, Randi J. Hagerman: Treatment of Fragile X syndrome and Fragile X-associated Disorders10. Mary Jacena Leigh, Lindsey Partington, Edwin Weeber: Angelman Syndrome11. Aarti Ruparelia, David Patterson, William C. Mobley: Pharmacotherapy for Cognitive Enhancement in Down Syndrome12. Billur Moghaddam: Targeted Treatments for Phenylketonuria13. Bethany M Lipa, Que T. Nguyen, Jay J. Han: Muscular Dystrophies: Diagnosis and New Treatments14. Randi Hagerman, Billur Mogahadam, Jan Nolta, Maria Diez, Robert Hendren: Translating Treatments from the Laboratory to the ClinicIndex