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Psychiatry as a Neuroscience

Psychiatry as a Neuroscience

Juan José López-Ibor (Editor), Wolfgang Gaebel (Editor), Mario Maj (Editor), Norman Sartorius (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-85178-4

Apr 2003

346 pages



Psychiatry as a Neuroscience provides an overview of recent solid advances in biological psychiatry which are of clinical relevance.

These include

* psychoneuroendocrinological and psychoimmunological findings in major depression
* genetic and neuroimaging data in schizophrenia
* molecular genetic findings in Alzheimer's disease
* neuroimaging data in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
This book will be of interest to psychiatrists and psychologists, neuroscientists, managers and policy makers.
List of Contributors


Genetic Research in Psychiatry (P. McGuffin)

Molecular and Cellular Biology Research in Psychiatry (S. Stahl, et al.)

Brain Imaging Research in Psychiatry (G. Sedvall and S. Pauli)

Neuroendocrinological Research in Psychiatry (C. Nemeroff and D. Gutman)

Neuropsychological Research in Psychiatry (K. Ritchie and M. Richards)

Neurobiology of Schizophrenia (F. Benes and C. Tamminga)

Biological Research in Anxiety Disorders (T. Uhde and R. Singareddy)

Biological Research on Dementias (S. Lovestone)


"...excellent and comprehensive..." (Human Psychopharmacology, August 2002)