Neurodevelopment and Schizophrenia

Neurodevelopment and Schizophrenia

by Matcheri S. Keshavan, James L. Kennedy, Robin M. Murray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521126592

ISBN-13: 9780521126595

Pub. Date: 01/14/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book will be valuable to researchers in psychiatry and neurobiology, students in medicine and psychology, and all mental health practitioners.  See more details below

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This book will be valuable to researchers in psychiatry and neurobiology, students in medicine and psychology, and all mental health practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521126595
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/14/2010
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Genes and brain development3
2Brain development in healthy children and adolescents : magnetic resonance imaging studies
3Cognitive development : functional magnetic resonance imaging studies45
4Cognitive development in adolescence : cerebral underpinnings, neural trajectories and the impact of aberrations69
5Brain plasticity and long-term function after early cerebral insult : the example of very preterm birth89
6Do degenerative changes operate across diagnostic boundaries? : the case for glucocorticoids involvement in major psychiatric disorders111
7Velo-cardio-facial syndrome (deletion 22q11.2) : a homogeneous neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia121
8Can structural magnetic resonance imaging provide an alternative phenotype for genetic studies of schizophrenia?138
9Nutritional factors and schizophrenia156
10Schizophrenia, neurodevelopment, and epigenetics174
11Early environmental risk factors for schizophrenia191
12Transcriptomes in schizophrenia : assessing altered gene expression with microarrays210
13Is there a role for social factors in a comprehensive development model for schizophrenia?224
14How does drug abuse interact with familial and developmental factors in the etiology of schizophrenia?248
15Developmental dysregulation of the dopamine system and the pathophysiology of schizophrenia273
16The development of 'mis-wired' limbic lobe circuitry in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder295
17Development of thalamocortical circuitry and the pathophysiology of schizophrenia310
18X chromosome, estrogen, and brain development : implications for schizophrenia330
19Premorbid structural abnormalities in schizophrenia347
20Neurodegenerative models of schizophrenia373
21Does disordered brain development cut across diagnostic boundaries?390
22Can one identify preschizophrenic children?415
23High risk studies, brain development and schizophrenia432
24Developmental models and hypothesis-driven early interventions in schizophrenia455

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