The Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of Behavior and Mental Illness / Edition 1

The Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of Behavior and Mental Illness / Edition 1

by Mark S. George
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0781766559

ISBN-13: 9780781766555

Pub. Date: 05/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Bringing the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience to the clinician, this text provides resident and practicing psychiatrists with a comprehensive, clinically relevant overview of the brain mechanisms underlying behavior and mental illness. The book presents an integrated perspective on the structures and workings of the brain, the mechanisms governing behaviors

Overview

Bringing the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience to the clinician, this text provides resident and practicing psychiatrists with a comprehensive, clinically relevant overview of the brain mechanisms underlying behavior and mental illness. The book presents an integrated perspective on the structures and workings of the brain, the mechanisms governing behaviors such as pleasure, aggression, and intelligence, and the pathophysiology of mental disorders. More than 200 two-color illustrations clarify key concepts. Questions and answers at the end of each chapter facilitate review and board preparation.

Readers will also have online access to the complete, fully searchable text and a quiz bank of over 150 questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781766555
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

THE BASIC STRUCTURES

Historical Perspective

Neuroanatomy

Cells of the Nervous System

Neurotransmitters

Receptors and Signaling the Nucleus

Hormones and the Brain

Adult Development and Plasticity

BEHAVIORS

Pain

Pleasure

Appetite

Anger and Aggression

Sleep

Sex and the Brain

Social Attachment

Memory

Intelligence

Attention

DISORDERS

Depression

Anxiety

Schizophrenia

Alzheimer's Disease

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >