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

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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

1Neural principles of neurological and psychiatric disorders3
2Pharmacotherapeutic principles of neurological and psychiatric disorders29
3Alzheimer's disease51
4Huntington's disease63
5Parkinson's disease87
6Schizophrenia111
7Autism spectrum disorders131
8Tourette's syndrome and tic disorders : from molecules and cells to symptoms and management151
9Obsessive-compulsive disorder171
10Unipolar depression189
11Bipolar disorder205
12Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder229

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