Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of Behavior and Mental Illness

Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of Behavior and Mental Illness

by Edmund S. Higgins, Mark S. George

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ISBN-13: 9781469830155
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 12 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgments vii

About the Authors viii

Section I The Neuroscience Model

1 Historical Perspective and Neuroscience Methods 2

2 Neuroanatomy 13

3 Circuits and Cells 26

4 Neurotransmitters 37

5 Receptors and Signaling the Nucleus 48

6 Genetics and Epigenetics 59

Section II Modulators

7 Hormones and the Brain 73

8 Adult Development and Plasticity 86

9 Inflammation and Immunity 101

10 The Electrical Brain 114

Section III Behaviors

11 Pain 123

12 Pleasure 136

13 Appetite 150

14 Anger and Aggression 162

15 Sleep and Circadian Rhythms 174

16 Sex and the Brain 188

17 Attachment 203

18 Memory 217

19 Intelligence 229

20 Attention 240

Section IV Disorders

21 Depression 252

22 Anxiety 263

23 Schizophrenia 275

24 Alzheimer's Disease 287

Bibliography 298

Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions 313

Index 315

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