Academic Press; 2nd edition (May 20, 2022)
Clayton A. Wiley, Marie-Françoise Chesselet, Michael J. Zigmond
978-0323856546, 978-0323898256, 9780323856546, 9780323898256
Neurobiology of Brain Disorders: Biological Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders – True PDF
Neurobiology of Brain Disorders: Biological Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders, Second Edition provides basic scientists a comprehensive overview of neurological and neuropsychiatric disease. This book links basic, translational, and clinical research, covering the genetic, developmental, molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying all major categories of brain disorders. It offers students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers in diverse fields of neuroscience, neurobiology, neurology, and psychiatry the tools they need to obtain a basic background in the major neurological and psychiatric diseases. Topics include developmental, autoimmune, central, and peripheral neurodegeneration, infectious diseases, and diseases of higher function.
Organized by individual disorder, each chapter includes coverage of the clinical condition, diagnosis, treatment, underlying mechanisms, relevant basic and translational research, and key unanswered questions. This volume reflects progress in the field since publication of the first edition, with fully updated chapters, and new chapters on isolation, aging, global diseases, vascular diseases, and toxic/metabolic disease. New disorder coverage includes fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, Restless Legs Syndrome, myasthenia gravis, and more.
- Links basic, translational and clinical research on disorders of the nervous system
- Covers a vast array of neurological and psychiatric disorders, including Down syndrome, autism, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, TBI, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, OCD, PTSD, schizophrenia, depression and pain
- Features new chapters on the effects of aging and isolation on brain health
- Expands coverage on disorders, including new chapters on fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and restless legs syndrome
- Features in-text summary points, special feature boxes and research questions