Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics:

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This volume covers the gamut of surgical and device-based treatments for psychiatric disorders. Written by experts in the field, this book covers neuroscience advances in the neurobiological underpinnings of psychiatric diseases, emerging surgical and device-based treatments, and advances in the field. Topics include electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), and many other cutting-edge treatments and techniques. Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics is a valuable resource for psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, researchers, and all other medical professionals interested in surgical and device-based treatments of psychiatric disorders.


1) Depression: current conceptual trends
Ziad Nahas
2) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Evelyn Stewart
3) Neuroimaging and Neurocircuitry of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder
Simon Ducharme, Darin D. Dougherty, Wayne C. Drevets
4) Electroconvulsive Therapy
Cristina Cusin
5) Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
Mario Cristiancho, Pilar Cristancho, Murat Altinan, & John P. O'Reardon
6) Neurosurgical Ablative Procedures for psychiatric disorders
Simon Ducharme, Bruce H. Price, & Darin D. Dougherty
7) Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder.
Nicole McLaughlin, Catherine Stewart & Benjamin D. Greenberg
8) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Joan A. Camprodon
9) Animal models for ablative
neurotherapeutics and deep brain stimulation of psychiatric disorders
Christelle Baunez
10) Future of Neurosurgery
Sameer A. Sheth, Polina Ogas, Emad Eskandar


Joan Camprodon, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Laboratory for Neuropsychiatry & Neuromodulation, Director of Translational Research, Division of Neurotherapeutics, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA, 02114, USA Scott L. Rauch, President and Psychiatrist in Chief, Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo, Chair of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478 Darin D. Dougherty, Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, 149 Thirteenth Street, Charleston, MA, 02129, USABenjamin D. Greenberg, Brown University School of Medicine, 345 Blackstone Boulevard Providence, RI, 02906, USA


"The editors and chapter authors have produced an information-filled, well-written, and concise review of these techniques. ... Each chapter concludes with timely and pertinent references of the scientific literature. The index section is very helpful, particularly for a book like this. This is an excellent, concise book on psychiatric neurotherapeutics. It's an outstanding review of the literature and is required reading for any psychiatrists involved in the treatment of patients with severe psychiatric disorders." (Michael Joel Schrift, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2016)
EAN: 9781934115503
ISBN: 1934115509
Untertitel: Contemporary Surgical and Device-Based Treatments. 'Current Clinical Psychiatry'. 1st ed. 2016. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2016
Seitenanzahl: XIII
Format: kartoniert
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