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Brain Lipids and Disorders in Biological Psychiatry : Volume 35 - E.R. Skinner

Brain Lipids and Disorders in Biological Psychiatry

Volume 35

Hardcover

Published: 21st February 2002
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Leading authorities examine the possible role of brain lipids in the development of conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, Alzheimer's disease and personality disorders and violence. A better understanding of the underlying causes of these debilitating medical disorders is of utmost importance and may contribute towards a means of prevention, amelioration and cure. The book is intended to stimulate further interest and lead to increased research in this important development area.

Preface
List of contributors
The role of docosahexaenoic acid in the evolution and function of the human brain
The effects of n-3 fatty acid deficiency and its reversal upon the biochemistry of the primate brain and retina
The lipid hypothesis of schizophrenia
Apolipoprotein E and lipid mobilization in neuronal membrane remodeling and its relevance to Alzheimer's disease
Omega-3 fats in depressive disorders and violence: the context of evolution and cardiovascular health
Plasma lipids and lipoproteins in personality disorder
Do long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids influence infant cognitive behaviour?
Molecular species of phospholipids during brain development
Polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain phospholipids and the fetal alcohol syndrome
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ISBN: 9780444509222
ISBN-10: 0444509224
Series: New Comprehensive Biochemistry : Book 35
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 190
Published: 21st February 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.54