Function and Dysfunction in the Basal Ganglia

Function and Dysfunction in the Basal Ganglia

by A. J. Franks, R.H.S. Mindham

ISBN-10: 0080419828

ISBN-13: 9780080419824

Pub. Date: 09/01/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

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Studies in Neurosciences Ser., #1

Table of Contents

Chapter headings and papers: Preface. Overview. Anatomical and functional aspects of basal ganglia - thalamocortical circuits, M. R. DeLong et al. Neurotransmitter Systems. Dopamine receptor subtypes: their involvement in motor regulation, D. M. Coward & R. Markstein. Regulation of locomotor activity through 5-hydroxytryptamine, B. Costall et al. Movement Disorders. Movement disorders: clinical speculations, G. Stern. Changes in subcortical nuclei in Parkinson's disease, K. Jellinger. Basal ganglia function in experimental movement disorders, I. J. Mitchell et al. PET scanning in movement disorders, N. Quinn & K. Leenders. Model Systems in the Study of Basal Ganglia Disorders. Use of cell culture to study biochemical mechanisms underlying receptor function in the human central nervous system, P. F. T. Vaughan et al. 1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP): an update on its relevance to the cause and treatment of Parkinson's disease, P. Jenner & C. D. Marsden. Reversal of MPTP-induced Parkinsonism in primates by fetal dopamine cell transplants, J. D. Elsworth et al. Unilateral 6-OHDA lesions in marmosets: a primate model for neural transplantation in Parkinson's disease, L. E. Annett et al. Cognitive Functions of the Basal Ganglia. Cognitive and affective disorders in Parkinson's disease, J. A. Mortimer et al. Cognitive function in idiopathic Parkinson's disease, R. J. Smith et al. Cognition in Huntington's disease: characteristics and correlates, M. F. Folstein et al. A generalised disorder of temporal discrimination in Parkinson'sdisease, M. A. Pastor et al. Psychiatric Aspects of Basal Ganglia Dysfunction. Diseases of the caudate: a model for manic depressive disorder, S. E. Folstein. Basal ganglia dysfunction in schizophrenia? P. J. McKenna. Epilogue. The basal ganglia: the region, integration of its systems and implications for psychiatry and neurology, P. R. McHugh. Index.

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