1st Edition

Neuroimaging in Psychiatry

ISBN 9781841842295
Published September 26, 2003 by CRC Press
296 Pages

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Book Description

New neuroimaging techniques are developing at a break neck pace-every academic journal contains glossy pictures of brain activity corresponding to a particular task emblazoned in glorious technicolor. Discoveries about brain function in psychiatric disorders have been made at an equally rapid rate. However, most books on the subject have been written from a technical point of view. An introductory, easy-to-read guide, Neuroimaging in Psychiatry provides an overview and the clinical relevance of the latest neuroimaging findings.

With contributions from an international panel of experts, this book reviews current findings from neuroimaging in schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, eating disorders, psychopathy, aging, and drug addiction. Chapter authors explore innovative and imaginative uses of neuro imaging technology, implications for our understanding of these disorders, and their impact on clinical practice. The book gives you a general overview of the main techniques to help you successfully complete a neuroimaging project.

Table of Contents

Functional Neuroimaging: An Introduction to the Technology, Methodology, Interpretation, and Applications, T.A. Russell, F. Zelaya, R.A. Bressan, and P.A. Bandettini
Update on Functional Neuroimaging in Child Psychiatry, M. Ernst, J. Rumsey, and S. Munson
Neuroimaging and Aging, D.J. Wegesin and Y. Stern
Neuroimaging Studies of Human Drug Addiction, N.S. Lawrence and E.A. Stein
Neuroimaging Studies of Mood Disorders, C.H.Y. Fu, N.D. Walsh, and W.C. Drevets
Neuroimaging and Eating Disorders, R. Uher and J. Treasure
Neuroimaging and the Pathophysiology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, S. Saxena
Imaging Brain Structure and Function in Schizophrenia: New Techniques Encounter Old Problems, R.A.E. Honey, K.J. Friston, and P.C. Fletcher
Function Imaging Studies of Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Related Psychological Processes, N. Tunstall, T. Fahy, and P. McGuire

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