Brave New Brain Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome
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Description: Brave New Brain is a travel guide to the future. Scientists are presently mapping both the terrain of the brain and the geography of the genome. Psychiatry has joined them on a quest to conquer mental illnesses - those illnesses that strike the most human part of our bodies, our brains and minds. Brave New Brain is designed as a resource book for following this voyage of discovery. It explains the nature of mental illness and genome and brain mapping. using clear simple language, interesting case histories, and extensive illustrations. Scientists today know more about the brain than ever before. Andreasen gives us an engaging and readable description of how it all works, from the billions of neurons to the tiny thalamus to the moral monitor in our prefrontal cortex. She also shows the progress made in mapping the human genome, whose 30,000-40,000 genes are almost all active in the brain.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/19/2004
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|Broken Brains and Troubled Minds|
|Brave New Brain: Confronting the Burden of Mental Illness|
|A Waking Nightmare: Mental Illness and Ordinary People|
|Broken Brains, Troubled Minds: Being Blinded by False Dichotomies|
|Mind Meets Molecule|
|The Brain: The Mind's Dynamic Orchestra|
|Mapping the Genome: The Blueprint of Life ... and Death|
|Mapping the Mind: Using Neuroimaging to Observe How the Brain Thinks|
|The Burden of Mental Illness|
|Understanding What Mental Illnesses Are: The Past Is Prologue to Progress|
|Schizophrenia: A Mind Divided|
|Mood Disorders: Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster|
|Dementias: A Death in Life|
|Anxiety Disorders: The Stress Regulator Goes Wild|
|Brave New Brain|
|O Brave New World: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome|
|References and Suggested Readings|