Academic journal article Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

Neurobiology of Mental Illness

Academic journal article Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

Neurobiology of Mental Illness

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Title: Neurobiology of Mental Illness, 4th edition Editors: Dennis S. Charney, Joseph D. Buxbaum, Pamela Sklar, Eric J. Nestler ISBN: 978-0-19-993495-9 Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2013, New York Number of pages: 1280

This is a new, fourth edition of Neurobiology of the Mental Ilness, thoroughly updated view of the state of psychiatry with basic link between the science of the brain and expecting advances in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Today, when psychiatrists agree that all mental disorders are in fact "brain disorders" and psychiatry is contiuously being reintegrated into the mainstream of biomedical science - this volume provides most detailed results from molecular neurobiology, genetics, epigenetics, neurophysiological, metabolic, neuropharmacological aspects of the major psychiatric disorders and syndromes. The book is divided in to nine sections.

It begins with overview of the basic neuroscienceprincipals of brain development, neurochemical systems, signal transduction, neural plasticity, molecular biology and epigenetics of psychiatric diseases. In the second section it is discussed new methods and emerging technologies. This includes chapters on the applications of stem cells, optogenetics, blood-barrier opening, image-guided brain stimulation, and genetic methodologies and applications. …

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