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Disorders of Brain and Mind

Disorders of Brain and Mind

Volume 1

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D. F. Benson, T. W. Robbins, A. M. Owen, B. J. Sahakian, E. Joyce, S. Hutton, S. E. McPherson, J. L. Cummings, B. Toone, A. R. Mayes, M. D. Kopelman, M. A. Ron, S. Lewis, J. G. R. Jefferys, J. Mellanby, M. R. Trimble, E. Taylor, J. M. Hollister, T. D. Cannon, M. Maier, A. S. David, G. Busatto
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  • Date Published: November 1999
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521778510

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  • Great advances have been made in recent years toward a better understanding of the healthy brain and the physical basis of psychiatric disorder. This text brings together contributions from leading international authorities to provide a timely and multidisciplinary overview of this fast developing area. This book provides broad coverage ranging from epilepsy and schizophrenia to basal ganglia disorder and brain lesions. In many cases, a clinically oriented chapter is paired with one that describes the basic science that underpins it, and considerable attention is given to the impact of new technologies, such as structural and functional neuroimaging. This book highlights the basic pathophysiological mechanisms of multifaceted clinical manifestations to provide a valuable review of current neuropsychiatry. It will be welcomed by clinicians, researchers, and students alike from neuroscience to neuropsychology and psychiatry.

    • International team of eminent contributors
    • Multi-disciplinary
    • Balances clinical science with practice
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This splendid book contains contributions of leading international authorities from major academic centres in the United Kingdom and the United States...The book is an excellent review of the current status of neuropsychiatry and is highly recommended for clinicians, for researchers and for students." Le Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques

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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521778510
    • length: 388 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 153 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction D. F. Benson
    Part I. Basal Ganglia and Neuropsychiatry:
    1. The neuropsychology of basal ganglia disorders: an integrative cognitive and comparative approach T. W. Robbins, A. M. Owen and B. J. Sahakian
    2. The behavioural pharmacology of brain dopamine systems: implications for the cognitive pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia E. Joyce and S. Hutton
    Part II. Frontal Lobes and Neuropsychiatry:
    3. The neuropsychology of the frontal lobes S. E. McPherson and J. L. Cummings
    4. Frontal lobe structural abnormalities in schizophrenia: evidence from neuroimaging B. Toone
    Part III. Memory and its Disorders:
    5. Neuropsychology of memory and amnesia A. R. Mayes
    6. Clinical and neuropsychological studies of patients with amnesic disorders M. D. Kopelman
    Part IV. Brain Disease and Mental Illness:
    7. Psychiatric manifestations of demonstrable brain disease M. A. Ron
    8. Structural brain imaging in the psychoses S. Lewis
    Part V. Epilepsy: Biology and Behaviour:
    9. Behaviour in chronic experimental epilepsies J. G. R. Jefferys and J. Mellanby
    10. A neurobiological perspective of the behaviour disorders of epilepsy M. R. Trimble
    Part VI. Perspectives on Neurodevelopment: The Case of Schizophrenia:
    11. Early disorders and later schizophrenia: a developmental neuropsychiatric perspective E. Taylor
    12. Neurodevelopmental disturbances in the aetiology of schizophrenia J. M. Hollister and T. D. Cannon
    Part VII. Imaging Brain and Mind:
    13. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in neuropsychiatry M. Maier
    14. The hallucination: a disorder of brain and mind A. S. David and G. Busatto.

  • Editors

    Maria A. Ron, The National Hospital, London

    Anthony S. David, Institute of Psychiatry, London


    D. F. Benson, T. W. Robbins, A. M. Owen, B. J. Sahakian, E. Joyce, S. Hutton, S. E. McPherson, J. L. Cummings, B. Toone, A. R. Mayes, M. D. Kopelman, M. A. Ron, S. Lewis, J. G. R. Jefferys, J. Mellanby, M. R. Trimble, E. Taylor, J. M. Hollister, T. D. Cannon, M. Maier, A. S. David, G. Busatto

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