Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and the New Biology of Mind

Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and the New Biology of Mind

by Herbert Pardes
     
 

These eight important and fascinating essays by Nobel Prize-winning psychiatrist Eric Kandel provide a breakthrough perspective on how biology has influenced modern psychiatric thought. Complete with commentaries by experts in the field, this book reflects the author's evolving view of how biology has revolutionized psychiatry and psychology.

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These eight important and fascinating essays by Nobel Prize-winning psychiatrist Eric Kandel provide a breakthrough perspective on how biology has influenced modern psychiatric thought. Complete with commentaries by experts in the field, this book reflects the author's evolving view of how biology has revolutionized psychiatry and psychology.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621996
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introduction. Psychotherapy and the single synapse: the impact of psychiatric thought on neurobiologic research. A new intellectual framework for psychiatry. Biology and the future of psychoanalysis: a new intellectual framework for psychiatry revisited. From metapsychology to molecular biology: explorations into the nature of anxiety. Neurobiology and molecular biology: the second encounter. Neural science: a century of progress and the mysteries that remain. The molecular biology of memory storage: a dialog between genes and synapses. Genes, brains, and self-understanding: biology's aspirations for a new humanism. Afterword: psychotherapy and the single synapse revisited. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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