Nuclear Medicine in Psychiatry showcases the combined expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the investigation of psychiatric disease through nuclear medicine technology has achieved international recognition. Psychiatric disorders are discussed both from categorical and functional psychopathological viewpoint and the latest results in functional neuroimaging are detailed. Most chapters are written jointly by a psychiatrist and a nuclear medicine expert, and each contains a section "Clinical Aspects", to link research data with clinical routine. This state-of-the-art compendium will be valuable to anybody in the field of neuroscience, from the psychiatrist and the radiologist/nuclear medicine specialist to the interested general practitioner and cognitive psychologist.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 561
Weight: 896 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
From the reviews:
"This book is the result of the combined expertise of some 40 internationally renowned authors with long standing records in the investigation of psychiatric disease through nuclear medicine. The book is an in depth update on the fundamentals of biological psychiatry as made visible by nuclear medicine. ... The book contains a technical section and a clinical section. ... This book will be appreciated by neuroscientists in general ... ." (G. L. Lucignani, Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol. 49 (3), 2005)
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