The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders (Hardback)
  • The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders (Hardback)
zoom

The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders (Hardback)

(editor), (editor), (editor)
£82.00
Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 02/03/1998
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Limbic and subcortical brain regions mediate fundamental functions such as memory, emotion, motivation, and mood. Limbic and subcortical systems also play a key neurobiological role in other important aspects of human experience, such as substance abuse, reward systems, and religious experience. Most neuropsychiatric disorders involve dysfunction of subcortical structures or the limbic or paralimbic cortex. Dysfunction of temporolimbic systems produces some of the most dramatic and challenging syndromes in clinical medicine. A valuable contribution to the literature on limbic-subcortical systems and neuropsychiatric illness, The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders presents an overview of functional limbic anatomy and provides a state-of-the-art report on limbic-related syndromes. Part One covers the functional neuroanatomy of limbic and subcortical systems. This emphasis on neuroanatomy provides a foundation for Part Two, which focuses on the limbic system and clinical neuropsychiatric syndromes. Throughout this volume, extensive literature reviews serve as comprehensive reference sources. Many chapters include color illustrations to depict key points. The contributors are a diverse group of leading investigators with special expertise in the functional aspects of limbic and subcortical anatomy and its relationship to neuropsychiatric illness. The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders covers a broad range of basic and clinical material at various levels of difficulty. Thus, medical students, psychiatry and neurology residents, psychology trainees, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in the basic and clinical neurosciences will find this collection beneficial. Experienced clinicians and researchers in these fields will also benefit from the in-depth material that may even encourage a second read.

Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
ISBN: 9780880489423
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 962 g
Dimensions: 279 x 213 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"One of the things I like most about this book is that it attaches importance to both neuroscience and clinical practice.... The multiple authorship have indeed acted to ensure that the topics have not been treated in a cursory fashion. The contributors have shown thorough and meticulous scholarship in tracking down available historical material.... [T]he book is strongly recommended to anyone dealing with patients having neuropsychiatric disorders or to those with an interest in neurobiology of these disorders."-- "British Journal of Psychiatry"


"In the 1950s MacLean postulated that the limbic system mediated emotions; it is most exciting to see flesh and data now clothe this hypothesis. This volume should be read by everyone interested in brain-behavior relationships. Not only is it instructive about the neuroanatomy of the limbic system but it is full of useful clinical descriptions and correlations of structure and function that the clinician will find most practical and useful. This volume is a testament to the progress of the field of neuropsychiatry; it well fulfills the promise of the Decade of the Brain."-- "Gary J. Tucker, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington"


" "The Neuropsychiatry of Limbic and Subcortical Disorders"... provides an overview of limbic/subcortical neurobiology and its relevance to fundamental functions such as memory, emotion, motivation, and mood, as well as to the clinical syndromes resulting from dysfunction of these brain systems. The contributors to this volume are renowned experts in their respective fields, and they have presented complex material in a very readable format. This book is a 'must read' for anyone interested in the neurobiology of human behavior and experience."-- "C. Edward Coffey, M.D., Vice President, Henry Ford Behavioral Services, Chairman and Kathleen and Earl Ward Chair of Psychiatry, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan"

You may also be interested in...

Why We Sleep
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Superhuman
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Brain Food
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Private Life of the Brain
Added to basket
Innate
Added to basket
£24.00
Hardback
The Art of Loving
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Aware
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Your Conscious Mind
Added to basket
Let Me Not Be Mad
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback
Musicophilia
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Organized Mind
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Psychology of Addiction
Added to basket
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Added to basket
Emotional Intelligence
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.