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This is an excellent, comprehensive, and user-friendly text that succeeds in its goal of integrating neurology and psychiatry (Chicago Medicine).
Because of the detailed references and excellent tables, it is highly recommended for students and residents dealing with patients who have diseases of the nervous system (The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease).
This invaluable, peerless book examines the explosion of knowledge in neuropsychiatry...Anyone who reads this book will be ahead of the game (JAMA).
Any clinician involved in the treatment of patients with mental illness should read or own and refer to this book. Four stars (Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal).
Drs. Yudofsky and Hales have put together a superb update on some of the major issues in neuropsychiatry. This is an excellent resource for faculty, students, and all others interested in the exciting field of neuropsychiatry (Herbert Pardes, M.D., Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University Health Sciences Center, New York, New York).
Drs. Yudofsky and Hales have given us an outstanding text. From the molecular laboratory to the clinical office, it covers everything about the brain that has to do with our illnesses of the mind. Richly detailed without being compendious, it is also wonderfully easy to read. I'd recommend this book for everybody's shelf (Kenneth Z. Altshuler, M.D., Stanton Sharp Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas).
What the readers of the Third Edition will find are some fresh voices with fresh points of view, along with some highly recognizable traditional leaders of the fields in which they are regarded as distinguished experts (Floyd E. Bloom, M.D., Chairman, Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California).
The breadth and depth of the coverage is thorough, which makes this an ideal volume as a primary textbook or a general reference text...This book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone with an interest in brain-behavior relationships (R.A. Bornstein, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychology Program, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio).
Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine; Director of the Behavioral Health Center, UC Davis Health System; and Medical Director of the Sacramento County Mental Health Division and Treatment Center, Sacramento, California.
"...an authoritative resource that provides the latest info on research, clinical practice, and diagnostic technology... increased emphasis on molecular & intracellular aspects,and also the role of functional imaging in neuropsych disorders. Appropriate for: Psychiatrists, Neurologists.
|Ch. 1||Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Neuron||3|
|Ch. 2||Human Electrophysiology: Cellular Mechanisms and Control of Wakefulness and Sleep||35|
|Ch. 3||Intracellular and Intercellular Principles of the Pharmacotherapy of Patients With Neuropsychiatric Disorders||55|
|Ch. 4||Functional Neuroanatomy: Neuropsychological Correlates of Cortical and Subcortical Damage||77|
|Ch. 5||Bedside Neuropsychiatry: Eliciting the Clinical Phenomena of Neuropsychiatric Illness||121|
|Ch. 6||Electrodiagnostic Techniques in Neuropsychiatry||165|
|Ch. 7||The Neuropsychological Evaluation||181|
|Ch. 8||Clinical Imaging in Neuropsychiatry||205|
|Ch. 9||Functional Neuroimaging in Neuropsychiatry||239|
|Ch. 10||Epidemiologic and Genetic Aspects of Neuropsychiatric Disorders||271|
|Ch. 11||Differential Diagnosis in Neuropsychiatric Disorders||331|
|Ch. 12||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Pain Management||349|
|Ch. 13||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Primary Headache Disorders||381|
|Ch. 14||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Disorders of Attention||413|
|Ch. 15||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Delirium||447|
|Ch. 16||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Aphasia and Related Disorders||471|
|Ch. 17||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Impulsivity and Aggression||485|
|Ch. 18||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Memory and Amnesia||501|
|Ch. 19||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury||521|
|Ch. 20||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Seizure Disorders||561|
|Ch. 21||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Sleep and Sleep Disorders||583|
|Ch. 22||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Cerebrovascular Disorders||607|
|Ch. 23||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Brain Tumors||635|
|Ch. 24||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection of the Central Nervous System||663|
|Ch. 25||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of the Rheumatic Diseases||693|
|Ch. 26||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Endocrine Disorders||725|
|Ch. 27||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Poisons and Toxins||751|
|Ch. 28||Neurobiologic Aspects of Ethanol and Other Chemical Dependencies||773|
|Ch. 29||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Degenerative Dementias Associated With Motor Dysfunction||799|
|Ch. 30||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementing Illnesses||823|
|Ch. 31||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Schizophrenia||855|
|Ch. 32||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Mood and Affective Disorders||883|
|Ch. 33||Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence||903|
|Ch. 34||Psychopharmacologic Treatments for Patients With Neuropsychiatric Disorders||943|
|Ch. 35||Psychotherapy for Patients With Neuropsychiatric Disorders||983|
|Ch. 36||Cognitive Rehabilitation and Behavioral Therapy for Patients With Neuropsychiatric Disorders||1019|
|Ch. 37||Ethical and Legal Issues in Neuropsychiatry||1037|