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Neurobiology of Mental Illness

ISBN-10: 0199798265

ISBN-13: 9780199798261

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Dennis S. Charney, Eric J. Nestler

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Book details

List price: $155.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1504
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.348
Language: English

Contributors
Introduction to Basic Neuroscience
Section Editor
Introduction
Overview of brain development
Neurochemical systems in the central nervous system
Using basic electrophysiology to understand the neurobiology of mental illness
Principles of signal transduction
Mechanisms of neural plasticity
Principles of molecular biology
LeoneFunctional genomics and models of mental illness
Epigenetics of psychiatric diseases
Methods of Clinical Neurobiological Research
Section Editor
Introduction
Contributions of epidemiology to the neurobiology of mental illness
Basic methods for clinical molecular genetics of psychiatric illness
Neurocognitive assessment for psychiatric disorders
Cognitive neuroscienceBridging thinking and feeling to the brain, and its implications for psychiatry
Neuroimaging methods using nuclear magnetic resonance
Molecular brain imaging research in mental illness
Human postmortem brain research in mental illness syndromes
Neuroimmunology
Drug discovery and development methods for mental illness
Psychoses
Section Editor
Introduction
Diagnosis of schizophrenia
Genetics of schizophrenia
Neurobiological theories of schizophrenia
Postmortem and nn vivo structural pathology in schizophrenia
Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging in schizophrenia
The neurochemistry of schizophreniaA focus on dopamine and glutamate
Principles of pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia
Mood Disorders
Section Editor
Introduction
Diagnostic classification of mood disordershistorical context and implications for neurobiology
Genetics of mood disorders
Animal models of mood disorders
Cellular plasticity cascadesGenes to behavior pathways in the pathophysiology and treatment of bipolar disorder
Neurochemical theories of depressionpreclinial studies
The neurochemistry of depressive disordersClinical studies
Neuroimaging studies of mood disorders
Principles of the pharmacology of depression
Abnormalities of brain structure and function in mood disorders
Novel targets for antidepressant treatments
The neurobiology of menstrual-cycle related mood disorders
Depression and medical illness
Anxiety Disorders
Section Editor
Introduction
Diagnostic classification of anxiety disordersDSM-V and beyond
The molecular genetics of anxiety disorders
The neurobiology of fear and anxiety
Contributions of animal models to current understanding
Stress-induced structural and functional plasticity in the brainprotection, damage and brain-body communication
The neurobiology of anxiety disorders
The neurobiology and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder
Neuroimaging studies of anxiety disorders
Pharmacotherapy of anxiety disorders
Animal models of addiction
Substance Abuse Disorders
Section Editor
Introduction
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of drug addiction
Genetic epidemiology of substance use disorders
Effects of drugs of abuse on brain development
PET and SPECT imaging in substance abuse research
Brain reward and fMRI
Principles of the pharmacotherapy of addictive disorders
Dementia
Section Editor
Introduction
The genetics and pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
Diagnostic classificationsRelationship to the neurobiology of dementia
Transgenic models of dementias
Functional neuroanatomy of learning and memory
Neurochemical systems involved in learning and memory
Neuropathological and neuroimaging studies of the hippocampus in normal aging and in Alzheimer's disease
Abnormalities in brain structure on postmortem analysis of dementia
Functional brain imaging studies in dementia
Principles of pharmacotherapy of dementia
Cognitive impairment in demyelinating disease
Dementia with lewy bodies
Dementia in Parkinson's disease
Mild cognitive impairment
Frontotemporal dementia
Vascular dementia
Psychiatric Disorders of Childhood Onset
Section Editor
Introduction
The neurobiology of intellectual disabilities
Cognitive neuroscience approaches to typical and atypical development
The neurobiology of impulsivity and self-regulatory control in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Childhood anxiety disordersA cognitive neurobiological perspective
Molecular genetics of childhood and adolescent onset psychiatric disorders
Pediatric bipolar disorder
Neurobiology of child and adolescent depression
Structural magnetic resonance imaging of typical pediatric brain development
Tourette's syndrome and tic realted disorders in children
The neurobiology of childhood psychotic disorders
Developmental perspectives on psychopathology
Neurobiology of autism and the pervasive developmental disorders
Special Topic Areas
Section Editor
NeuropsychiatryThe border between neurology and psychiatry
The neurobiology of personality disorders
The neurobiology of aggression
Sexual dysfunction and pharmacological treatmentBiological interactions
The neurobiology of social attachment
The neurobiology of eating disorders
The neurobiology of sleep
The neurobiology of resilience
A Brief History of Neural Evolution