Auteur(s): Herman M. van Praag, Malcolm H. Lader, Ole J. Rafaelsen, Edward J. Sachar
Uitgave: hardcover Engelstalig
Aantal bladzijden: 383
Uitgever: Marcel Dekker INC. New York/Basel
10e Druk, Jaartal: 1980
Afmetingen: 236 x 160 x 24 mm
Gewicht: 688 g + 130 g (verpakking) = 818 g
Handbook of Biological psychiatry part III – Herman M. van Praag, Malcolm H. Lader, Ole J. Rafaelsen, Edward J. Sachar
Handbook of Biological Psychiatry, in six parts, summarizes and evaluates the outcome of twenty-five years of brain and behavior research, research that has developed steadily since the introduction of modern psychotropic drugs. In its scope, the Handbook covers the entire range of biological determinants of abnormal human behavior, including the important results that have emerged from both the laboratory and the clinical setting. Individual the important results that have emerged from both the laboratory and the clinical setting. Individual parts of the Handbook cover the interdisciplinary sources of biological psychiatry, the results of genetic, biochemical, pharmacological, hormonal, and physiological research, and the various forms of biological therapy.
Part III of the Handbook reviews the contemporary understanding of two important subdisciplines of the behavioral sciences, Psychiatric genetics has developed rapidly in the past decade, in terms of both methodology and scientific output. The same can be said of psychoendocrinology, which has shed much light on the development of abnormal behavior, the bodily consequences of behavioral disorders, and the mechanism of action of psychotropic drugs.
Part III: Brain Mechanisms and Abnormal Behavior – genetics and Neuroendocrinology is written for neuroscientists, endocrinologists, geneticists, and the entire range of individuals who are interested in the relevance of biological and medical knowledge to the psychiatric and neurologic patient. Students and professionals, with and without specialized laboratory training, general psychiatrists, and other mental health workers will find this and all other parts of the Handbook of Biological Psychiatry to be their key source of information on the paths taken and the paths yet to be covered in contemporary research.