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Schizophrenia

Author: Daniel R Weinberger; P J Harrison
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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"Schizophrenia is one of the most complex and disabling diseases to affect mankind. Relatively little is known about its nature and its origins, and available treatments are inadequate for most patients. As a result, there are inevitable controversies about what causes it, how to diagnose it, and how best to treat it. However, in the past decade, there has been an explosion of new research, with dramatic discoveries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schizophrenia.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
(DLC) 2010015115
(OCoLC)608618244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Weinberger; P J Harrison
ISBN: 9781444327298 1444327291 9781444327304 1444327305 9781444327298 1444327291
OCLC Number: 700706054
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 722 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: pt. 1 Descriptive Aspects --
1. Concept of schizophrenia: past, present, and future / Nancy C. Andreasen --
2. schizophrenia construct: symptomatic presentation / William T. Carpenter --
3. Child and adolescent schizophrenia / Judith Rapoport --
4. Late-onset schizophrenia / Dilip Jeste --
5. schizophrenia spectrum personality disorders / Larry J. Siever --
6. prodrome of schizophrenia / Shon W. Lewis --
7. Course and outcome / Heinz Hafner --
8. Neurocognitive impairments in schizophrenia: their character and role in symptom formation / James M. Gold --
pt. 2 Biological Aspects --
9. secondary schizophrenias / Maria A. Ron --
10. Schizophrenia: the epidemiological horizon / Peter B. Jones --
11. Environmental risk factors for schizophrenia / Robin M. Murray --
12. Classical genetic studies of schizophrenia / Kenneth S. Kendler --
13. Genetic associations in schizophrenia / Michael J. Owen --
14. Intermediate phenotypes in genetic studies of schizophrenia / Tyrone D. Cannon --
15. Electrophysiology of schizophrenia / Robert W. McCarley --
16. Structural brain imaging in schizophrenia and related populations / Christos Pantclis --
17. Functional brain imaging in schizophrenia / Edward T. Bullmore --
18. Neuropathology of schizophrenia / Joel E. Kleinman --
19. Neurodevelopmental origins of schizophrenia / Pat Levitt --
20. Dopamine and schizophrenia / Anthony A. Grace --
21. Contributions of glutamate and GABA systems to the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia / Bita Moghaddam --
22. Animal models of schizophrenia / Joseph A. Gogos --
pt. 3 Physical Treatments --
23. Pharmacology and neuroscience of antipsychotic drugs / Gary J. Remington --
24. Principles of pharmacological treatment in schizophrenia / Stephen R. Marder --
25. Comparative efficacy and effectiveness in the drug treatment of schizophrenia / Jeffrey A. Lieberman --
26. Approaches to treatment-resistant patients / John M. Kane --27. Neurological complications of antipsychotic drugs / Venkata S. Mattay --
28. Metabolic adverse effects associated with antipsychotic medications / Stefan Leucht --
pt. 4 Psychosocial Aspects --
29. Schizophrenia and psychosocial stresses / Elizabeth Kuipers --
30. Mental health services for patients with schizophrenia / Bob Drake --
31. Societal outcomes in schizophrenia / Elizabeth Walsh --
32. Psychological treatment of psychosis / Will Spaulding --
33. Economics of the treatment of schizophrenia / Linda K. Frisman.
Responsibility: [edited by] Daniel R. Weinberger, Paul J. Harrison.

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