Windows to the Brain: Insights From Neuroimaging

Windows to the Brain: Insights From Neuroimaging

by Katherine H. Taber
     
 

Windows to the Brain is the only book to synthesize neuroanatomical and imaging research as it pertains to selected neuropsychiatric diseases, containing all of the "Windows to the Brain" papers published from 1999-2006 in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.

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Overview

Windows to the Brain is the only book to synthesize neuroanatomical and imaging research as it pertains to selected neuropsychiatric diseases, containing all of the "Windows to the Brain" papers published from 1999-2006 in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585623020
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Imaging Technique. Blood flow imaging of the brain: 50 years' experience. Functional magnetic resonance imaging: application to posttraumatic stress disorder. Ecstasy in the brain: a model for neuroimaging. The future for diffusion tensor imaging in neuropsychiatry. Cortical inhibition in alcohol dependence. Application of magnetoencephalography to the study of autism. Applications of xenon computed tomography in clinical practice: detection of hidden lesions. New techniques for understanding Huntington's disease. Specific Diseases. Sudden onset panic: epileptic aura or panic disorder? Bipolar disorder: imaging state versus trait. Blast-related traumatic brain injury: what is known? Mild traumatic brain injury: neuroimaging of sports-related concussion. Traumatic axonal injury: novel insights into evolution and identification. Functional imaging as a window to dementia: corticobasal degeneration. Metachromatic leukodystrophy: a model for the study of psychosis. Identification of HIV-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. The expanding role of imaging in prion disease. Applications of functional imaging to carbon monoxide poisoning. Binswanger's disease: an ongoing controversy. Normal pressure hydrocephalus: significance of magnetic resonance imaging in a potentially treatable dementia. Neuropsychiatric presentation of multiple sclerosis. Anatomy and Circuitry. Functional neuroanatomy of sleep and sleep deprivation. Neural underpinnings of fear and its modulation: implications for anxiety disorders. Rabies and the cerebellum: new methods for tracing circuits in the brain. Conversion hysteria: lessons from functional imaging. The limbic thalamus. Understanding emotion regulation in borderline personality disorder: contributions of neuroimaging. Functional anatomy of central pain. An update on estrogen: higher cognitive function, receptor mapping, neurotrophic effects. Treatment. Predicting treatment response in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Schizophrenia: what's under the microscope? Surgical treatment of mental illness: impact of imaging. Index.

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