Biological Psychiatry / Edition 2

Biological Psychiatry / Edition 2

by Michael R. Trimble
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471953741

ISBN-13: 9780471953746

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides an authoritative summary of the current status of the field of biological psychiatry, integrating material from the basic neuroscience investigations and clinical case studies. A chapter on pharmacotherapy outlines current consensus in the field. The book includes material on such fast-moving areas as neuroimaging, panic and obsessive-compulsive…  See more details below

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This book provides an authoritative summary of the current status of the field of biological psychiatry, integrating material from the basic neuroscience investigations and clinical case studies. A chapter on pharmacotherapy outlines current consensus in the field. The book includes material on such fast-moving areas as neuroimaging, panic and obsessive-compulsive disorders, as well as reports of major developments in schizophrenia, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471953746
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.93(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Historical Introduction.
Concepts of Disease and Classification.
Principles of Brain Function and Structure of Relevance for Psychiatry: (1) Physiology and Chemistry.
Principles of Brain Function and Structure of Relevance for Psychiatry: (2) Anatomy.
Investigations.
Disorders of the Limbic System.
Personality Disorders and the Neuroses.
Schizophrenia.
Affective Disorders.
Epilepsy.
The Dementias.
Biological Treatments.
References.
Index.

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