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Neurogenetics of Psychiatric Disorders

1st Edition

Edited by Akira Sawa, Melvin G. McInnis

CRC Press

232 pages | 17 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780849336102
pub: 2007-05-11
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Translating bench-based research into effective clinical practice, this source provides a clear understanding of the neurobiology and neurogenetics of psychiatric disorders, the genes responsible for specific psychiatric disorders, and the implications of genetic roots and underlying biology on the development of new diagnostic approaches and treatment therapies for a variety of psychiatric conditions.

Table of Contents

Alzheimer's Disease: A Complex Paradigm. Gene-Mapping Studies for Schizophrenia. Rare Genes of Major Effect in Neuropsychiatric Diseases. Neruotransmission. Molecular Genetic Study of Schizophrenia Based on Neurodevelopmental Hypothesis. Model Organisms and Neurogenetics. Towards a Unified Model of Neurogenetics. Clinical Endophenotypes: Implications for Genetic and Clinical Research. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacgenomics in Psychiatry: Clinical Applications. Translational Research in Psychiatric Diseases.

About the Series

Medical Psychiatry Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General
MEDICAL / Genetics
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health