Brain Circuitry and Signaling in Psychiatry: Basic Science and Clinical Implications

Brain Circuitry and Signaling in Psychiatry: Basic Science and Clinical Implications

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by Ronald P. Hammer
     
 

This volume begins with two introductory chapters on functional neural circuitry and neural signaling pathways. The remaining six chapters present current knowledge on the neuroanatomic and neurochemical mechanisms underlying schizophrenia, addiction, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and dementia/Alzheimer's disease.

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Overview

This volume begins with two introductory chapters on functional neural circuitry and neural signaling pathways. The remaining six chapters present current knowledge on the neuroanatomic and neurochemical mechanisms underlying schizophrenia, addiction, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and dementia/Alzheimer's disease.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880489577
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
INDEXED
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Gary B. Kaplan, M.D., is Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology at Brown University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

Ronald P. Hammer Jr., Ph.D., is Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry, Anatomy, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine and Laboratory of Research in Psychiatry, New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction to functional neural circuitry. Introduction to neural signaling pathways. Neural circuitry and signaling in schizophrenia. Neural circuitry and signaling in addiction. Neural circuitry and signaling in anxiety. Neural circuitry and signaling in depression. Neural circuitry and signaling in bipolar disorder. Neural circuitry and signaling in dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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