Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders / Edition 1

Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders / Edition 1

by Frank I. Tarazi
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588293696

ISBN-13: 9781588293695

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

A comprehensive, systematic, and advanced review of the scientific, preclinical, and clinical aspects of several major mental illnesses. The illnesses covered range from neurological disorders including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, and Parkinson's disease, to psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorders, Tourette's syndrome

Overview

A comprehensive, systematic, and advanced review of the scientific, preclinical, and clinical aspects of several major mental illnesses. The illnesses covered range from neurological disorders including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, and Parkinson's disease, to psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorders, Tourette's syndrome and tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, unipolar depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For each disorder, the authors uniformly discuss its incidence and prevalence, etiology, molecular targets and mechanisms of action, brain structures and pathways, animal models, signs and symptoms, genetics, treatments, and related medical terminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588293695
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Current Clinical Neurology Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction

Neural Principles of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Frank I. Tarazi and Marc J. Kaufman

Pharmacotherapeutic Principles of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
John A. Schetz

Part II. Neurological Disorders

Alzheimer's Disease
Mark P. Mattson

Huntington's Disease
Susan E. Browne

Parkinson's Disease
Thomas Wichmann

Part III. Psychiatric Disorders

Schizophrenia
Stephan Heckers and Sabina Berretta

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Evdokia Anagnostou and Eric Hollander

Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders: From Molecules and Cells to Symptoms and Management
James E. Swain, Robert A. King, and James F. Leckman

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
David S. Husted, Nathan A. Shapira, and Wayne K. Goodman

Unipolar Depression
Julie A. Blendy and Irwin Lucki

Bipolar Disorder
Leonardo Tondo, Matthew J. Albert, Alexia E. Koukopoulos, Christopher Baethge, and Ross J. Baldessarini

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Kehong Zhang, Eugen Davids, and Ross J. Baldessarini

Index

Color Plates
Color plates 1-5 appear in an insert preceding p. 51

Plate 1. Fig. 1 from Chapter 2; for complete caption see p. 30
Plate 2. Fig. 1 from Chapter 3; for complete caption see p. 52
Plate 3. Fig. 1 from Chapter 7; for complete caption see p. 133
Plate 4. Fig. 1 from Chapter 8; for complete caption see p. 156
Plate 5. Fig. 1 from Chapter 9; for complete caption see p. 173

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