Biological Psychiatry, 3rd Edition

93,87 €
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ISBN
9780470688946
Edición
1st
Autores
Michael Trimble
Editorial
Wiley
Fecha Publicacion
1 sept. 2010
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements. Quotations. Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Introduction and Preface to the Third Edition. 1 Principles of Brain Function and Structure: 1 Genetics, Physiology and Chemistry. Introduction. Genetics. Brain chemistry and metabolism. The metabolism of glucose. Proteins and fatty acids. Cell membranes. Synapses. Receptors. Neurones. Neurotransmitters. Interrelationships among transmitters. Transmitter dispersal. CNS inflammation. 2 Principles of Brain Function and Structure: 2 Anatomy. Introduction. The neuroanatomy of emotion. Individual anatomical structures. Ascending and descending limbic-system connections. Macrosystems. The basal ganglia and the re-entrant circuits. The ventral striatum and ‘limbic striatum'. The ascending cholinergic systems. Cortical regions of interest. The cerebellum. 3 Important Brain–Behaviour Relationships. Introduction. Important anatomical structures for understanding behaviour. Some specific behaviours. Limbic lobe disorders in a clinical context. Re-entrant circuits in a clinical context. The frontal lobes in a clinical context. Laterality. 4 Classifications and Clinical Investigations. Introduction. Signs, symptoms, syndromes and disease. Classification in psychiatry. Clinical investigation. 5 Personality Disorders. General introduction. Introduction to the concept of personality. Genetics. Somatic variables. Metabolic and biochemical findings. Neurophysiological and neurological data. Some outstanding issues. 6 Anxiety Disorders. Introduction. Genetics. Somatic variables. Metabolic and biochemical findings. Neurochemical investigations. Neurophysiological and neurological data. Imaging. Obsessive–compulsive disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Some outstanding issues. 7 The Schizophrenias. Introduction. Genetics. Somatic variables. Metabolic and biochemical findings. Neurochemical investigations. Neurophysiological and neurological data. Some outstanding issues. 8 Affective Disorders. Introduction. Genetics. Metabolic and biochemical findings. Neurochemical investigations. Neurophysiological and neurological data. Some outstanding issues. 9 The Addictions and Disorders of Motivation. Introduction. Disorders of motivation. Conditioning. Genetics. Metabolic and biochemical findings. Neurophysiological and neurological data. Some outstanding issues. 10 Epilepsy. Introduction. Prevalence and clinical characteristics. Classification. Genetics. Symptomatic epilepsy. Biochemical findings. Investigation and differential diagnosis. Psychiatric disorders in epilepsy. Cognitive deterioration and epilepsy. Some outstanding issues. 11 The Dementias. Introduction. Definition. Prevalence. Diagnosis and classification. Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia of frontal-lobe type. Focal cortical atrophies. Dementia with Lewy bodies. Vascular dementias. Other forms of dementia. Further causes of dementia. Some outstanding issues. 12 Biological Treatments. Introduction. Pharmacology: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Antidepressants. Antipsychotic drugs. Anxiolytics and hypnotics. Beta-Adrenergic blockers. Lithium. Anticonvulsants. Drugs for the treatment of dementia. Medications for the addictions. Brain-stimulation therapies. Sleep-deprivation therapy. 13 Epilogue: Progress toward a Neuroanatomically, Biological-psychiatrically Informed Classification Scheme in Psychiatry. References. Index.
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