Disorders of Brain and Mind: Volume 2

Disorders of Brain and Mind: Volume 2

by Maria A. Ron, Trevor W. Robbins
     
 

This authoritative new book details the most recent advances in clinical neuroscience, from neurogenetics to the study of consciousness.See more details below

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This authoritative new book details the most recent advances in clinical neuroscience, from neurogenetics to the study of consciousness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521004565
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Genes and Behaviour: 1. Genes and behaviour: cognitive abilities and disabilities in normal populations Robert Plomin; 2. Genes and behaviour: finding a genetic substrate for cognitive neuropsychiatry David H. Skuse and Kate D. Baker; Part II. Brain Development: 3. Brain development: glial cells generate neurons - implications for neuropsychiatric disorders Magdalena Götz; 4. Brain development: the clinical perspective Clare Beasley, Brenda Williams and Ian Everall; New Ways of Imaging the Brain: Part III. New Ways of Imaging the Brain: 5. New directions in structural imaging Xavier Chitnis and Ian Ellison-Wright; 6. The application of neuropathologically sensitive MRI techniques to the study of psychosis Maria A. Ron and Jacqueline Foong; Part IV. Imaging the Normal and Abnormal Mind: 7. Functional neuroimaging and models of normal brain function R. J. Dolan; 8. Functional magnetic resonance imaging in psychiatry: where are we now and where are we going? Ed Bullmore; 9. Positron emission tomography (PET) neurochemistry: where are we now and where are we going? P. M. Grasby; Part V. Consciousness and Will: 10. The scientific study of consciousness Chris Frith; 11. Cognitive neurobiology of volition and agency in schizophrenia Sean A. Spence; Part VI. Recent Advances in Dementia: 12. The neurobiology of the taupathies Maria Grazia Spillantini and Michel Goedert; 13. Advances in early diagnosis and differentiation of the dementias Siân A. Thompson, Peter J. Nestor and John R. Hodges; Part VII. Affective Illness: 14. The neuropathology of mood disorders Paul J. Harrison and Rebecca Gittins; 15. The neural substrates of anxiety Simon Killcross; 16. Social separation models of depression Keith Matthews; Part VIII. Aggression: 17. Human aggression: biological correlates and environmental influences Don R. Cherek and Cynthia J. Pietras; 18. A neuro-cognitive model of the psychopathic individual R. J. R. Blair; Part IX. Drug Use and Abuse: 19. The contribution of genetically manipulated animals to the study of stimulant and alcohol addiction David N. Stephens, Andy N. Mead and Tamzin L. Ripley; 20. The neuropsychology of chronic drug abuse Robert D Rogers and Trevor W. Robbins; Index.

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