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This book addresses the basic and advanced knowledge on psychiatric disorders for non-clinicians. The volume compiles in-depth information on the psychopharmacogenetic, representing an important area of research that is based on various specialties including clinical psychiatry, pharmacology, neurobiology and genetics. The book also addresses questions related to the field of psychiatric disorders that are not usually addressed in one work. The questions considered include: What is schizophrenia? What are the risk factors? What are the core symptoms? How is it treated? What are the efficacy and side effects of the available treatments?

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ISBN-13: 9781441940377
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/29/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 566
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Introduction on Psychopharmacogenetics.- Genetics of Anxiety and Related Disorders: Implications for Pharmacogenetics.- Major Depressive Disorders: Depressive Disorders.- Pharmacogenetics of Biopolar Disorders.- Psychopharmacogenetics of Schizophrenia and Psychosis.- Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.- Pharmacogenetics of Alcohol-Dependence.- Eating Disorders and Obesity.- Neuropsychlpharmacogenetics: Stimulating Rationale Therapy in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).- Autism and Autistic Disorders.- Genetics of Monoamine Metabolizing Enzymes: Psychopharmacogenetics.- Transduction Mechanisms: G Proteins.- Monoamine Transporters.- Dopamine Receptors: Structure, Function and Implication in Psychiatric Disorders.- The Neurobiology of GABA Receptors.- Cyhromes P450.- Sexual Dysfunction: Neurobiological, Pharmacological, and Genetic Consideration.- Drug-Induced Movement Disorders.- Cardiac Side Effects of Psychotropic Medication: Focus on QTe Prolongation and TdP.- Glossary.

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