Recent Advances in Biological Psychiatry: The Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Convention and Scientific Program of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, Washington, D. C., June 10-12, 1966

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  • ISBN-13: 9781468482300
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1967
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 377
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

I: Presidential Address.- 1. Evolving Concepts of Memory.- II: Genetic Determinants of Behavior.- 2. Chromosomal Studies in Psychiatry-Academic Address.- 3. Sex-Chromatin Variations in Institutionalized Females.- I. Sex Chromosome Anomalies in Hospitalized Schizophrenics, Adult Prisoners, Confined Juvenile Offenders, and Noninstitutionalized Volunteers.- II. Quantitative Differences Associated with Length of Confinement in State Mental Hospitals.- 4. Family History Studies: I. Two Types of Affective Disorders Separated According to Genetic and Clinical Factors.- 5. Chromosomal Mosaicism in the Human and Chromosomal Change in vitro.- 6. Hereditary Factors in Normal Personality Traits (as Measured by Inventories).- 7. Monozygotic Twin Similarity in Multiple Psychophysiologic Parameters and Measures.- 8. Sleep and Dream Patterns in Twins: Markov Analysis of a Genetic Trait.- 9. Phenomenological and Pharmacological Identity of Audiogenicsensitive State in Animals Treated with Methionine Sulfoximine and in Genetically Audiogenic-Seizure-Susceptible Animals.- Summary Report: Genes, Hormones, and Behavioral Critical Periods.- III: Clinical Research Reports.- 10. Altered Sensitivity to Centrally Active Drugs Following Lobotomy.- 11. A Controlled Study of Mental Disorders Associated with Epilepsy.- 12. Increase in Taste Acuity with Sympathetic Stimulation: The Relation of a Just-Noticeable Taste Difference to Systemic Psychotropic Drug Dose.- IV: Studies on LSD.- 13. Quantified LSD Effects on Ego Strength.- 14. Effects of LSD on Somatosensory and Visual Evoked Responses and on the EEG in Man.- 15. The Effects of Thiazesim, LSD-25, and Bilateral Lesions of the Amygdalae on the Release of a Suppressed Response.- V: Laboratory Research Reports.- 16. Etiology of the Stimulant Nature of the Schizophrenias.- 17. Experimental Myelopathy and Encephalopathy Induced by Actinomycin D.- 18. Biochemical Substrates for the Development of the Matured Evoked Potential.- Summary Report: Flow and Pressure Changes in the Circle of Willis: Model Studies.- VI: Developmental Studies.- 19. Sex Differences in Social Interaction between Infant Monkeys and Their Mothers.- 20. Instrumental Conditioning of Nutritive Sucking Behavior in the Newborn.- 21. Further Psychophysiological Studies of Retarded, Neurotic, Psychotic, and Normal Children.- VII: A. E. Bennett Award Papers.- 22. Neuropharmacological Studies and Postulates on Excitation and Depression in the Central Nervous System.- 23. The Chemical Plasticity of the Brain: The Role of Messenger RNA and Polysomes in Neural Function.- 24. Control of Epinephrine Synthesis by the Pituitary and Adrenal Cortex: Possible Role in the Pathophysiology of Chronic Stress.- In Memoriam.- Author Index.

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