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Cambridge Medical Reviews : Neurobiology and Psychiatry: Volume 2 - Robert Kerwin

Cambridge Medical Reviews

Neurobiology and Psychiatry: Volume 2

Hardcover Published: 26th November 1993
ISBN: 9780521434836
Number Of Pages: 238

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The neurobiological basis of psychiatric disorder is a rapidly expanding field of study. Cambridge Medical Reviews in Neurobiology and Psychiatry is a regular series of high quality up-to-date reviews on the application of state-of-the-art neuroscience methods to the understanding of psychiatric disorder. This volume addresses such issues as molecular genetics and the major psychoses, the B-amyloid precursor protein and the biochemistry of tau proteins in Alzheimer's disease, cytoarchitectonic and developmental aspects of schizophrenia, immunological and genetic factors in schizophrenia, neuroendocrine developments in psychiatric research, the role of neurotrophins in neurodegenerative disease, the biology of mental handicap, HIV infection and the brain, and applications to psychiatry of magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

."..this volume contains excellent, in-depth reviews of diverse and timely topics in neurobiology and psychiatry." Daniel G. Herrera, Am J Psychiatry

Molecular genetics and the major psychoses
Alzheimer's disease and the β-amyloid persecutor protein
The biochemistry of tau proteins in Alzheimer's disease
Cytoarchtectonic and developmental studies in schizophrenia
Neuroendocrine developments in psychiatric research
From antibody to gene in schizophrenia: a review of the technology and a progress report
Neurotrophins and neurodegenerative disease
The biology of mental handicap
HIV infection and the brain: an examination of clinical and pathological effects
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy: applications in psychiatry
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ISBN: 9780521434836
ISBN-10: 0521434831
Series: American Novel (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 26th November 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.52