Clinical Neuroscience

Clinical Neuroscience : Foundations of Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders

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Clinical Neuroscience offers a comprehensive overview of the biological bases of major mental illnesses including Mood and Anxiety, Disorders Childhood Origin, Psychoses, and Addiction, as well as neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Disease. The book begins with the foundations of brain anatomy including cellular function, structure, and brain development, followed by current clinical neuroscience issues including neuroplasticity, neuropharmacology, multicultural factors, and information concerning brain imaging and brain stimulation techniques. This highly readable textbook expands case examples, illustrations and discusses the latest research findings concerning clinical neuroscience.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1138629790
  • 9781138629790

Table of contents

1. Neuroanatomy, Brain Development and Plasticity Cellular Function 2. Neurotransmission and Pharmacology 3. Techniques of Brain Imaging 4. Dementia of Alzheimer's Type and Parkinson's Disease 5. Schizophernia 6. Mood Disorders 7. Anxiety Disorders 8. Drug Addiction and Eating Disorders 9. Disorders of Childhood Origin.
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Author information

Lisa Lee Weyandt, PhD, Professor of Psychology in the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program University of Rhode Island, Dr. Weyandt' s research interests include the study of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children and young adults, misuse of prescription stimulant medication, clinical neuroscience, and the study of executive functions in clinical and nonclinical populations.
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