Nutrition and Mental Functions

Nutrition and Mental Functions

by George Serban (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1975)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468430776
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/25/2012
Series: Advances in Behavioral Biology , #14
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1975
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Welcoming Address.- Introductory Remarks.- Introductory Remarks.- Biophysiological Aspects of Animal and Human Brain Growth as Related to Malnutrition.- Long Continued Marginal Protein-Energy Deficiency.- Behavioral Deficiencies in Protein-Deprived Monkeys.- Nutrition and Brain Development.- Malnutrition and Animal Models of Cognitive Development.- Interactive Effects of Variable Population Density and Dietary Protein Sufficiency upon Selected Morphological, Neurochemical, and Behavioral Attributes in the Rat.- Protein Malnutrition and Complex Learning in the Chicken.- Learning in Chronically Protein-Deprived Rats.- Concluding Remarks.- Clinical and Follow-up Studies Related to Mental Functioning of Malnourished Children.- Social Antecedents and Correlates of Preschool Malnutrition in Cambridge, Massachusetts.- Longitudinal Study of Language Development in Severely Malnourished Children.- Nutrition, Environment, and Child Behavior.- The Biochemical Aspects of Nutrition as Related to Mental Illness.- Nutrition and Psychiatric Illness.- Premorbid Adjustment and Response to Nicotinic Acid.- Workshop on Nutrition.- Some Comments of the Effects of Malnutrition on Brain Function.- Critique of Research Dealing with the Consequences of Early Malnutrition, Summary of Discussion at the Workshop on Nutrition.- Summary.- Discussion on Megavitamins.- Reply to “Nutrition and Psychiatric Illness” by Seymour Kety.- Response to Dr. Osmond’s Comments.- Remarks on the Use of Megavitamins in the Treatment of Schizophrenia.- Contrasts Between Vitamin-Responsive Inherited Metabolic Diseases and Vitamin Use in Schizophrenia.- The Transmethylation Hypothesis Restated.- Summary.- Comment.- Conclusion.- Closing Remarks.

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