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Title The psychopharmacology of schizophrenia / edited by Michael A. Reveley and J. F. William Deakin
Published London : Arnold, 2000

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Description x, 269 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Series British Association for Psychopharmacology series
British Association for Psychopharmacology series.
Contents 1. Recent advances in schizophrenia research / Hassen A. Al-Amin and Daniel R. Weinberger -- 2. Is the association between obstetric complications and schizophrenia mediated by glutamatergic excitotoxic damage in the fetal/neonatal brain? / Paul Fearon, David Cotter and Robin M. Murray -- 3. The neuropharmacology of schizophrenia: past, present and future / Robert Kerwin -- 4. Glutamate, GABA and cortical circuitry in schizophrenia / J. F. William Deakin -- 5. Molecular genetics of schizophrenia / Paul R. Buckland and Peter McGuffin -- 6. Structural imaging and treatment response in schizophrenia / Calum G. Crosthwaite and Michael A. Reveley -- 7. Functional brain imaging of schizophrenia / Peter F. Liddle -- 8. Neurochemical imaging in schizophrenia / Goran C. Sedvall, Lars Farde and Stefan Pauli -- 9. The neuropsychology of schizophrenia / Ann M. Mortimer -- 10. Movement disorders associated with antipsychotic drugs: clinical and biological implications / Thomas R. E. Barnes and Sean A. Spence -- 11. New strategies with conventional antipsychotics / Stephen R. Marder, William C. Wirshing and Donna Ames Wirshing -- 12. New antipsychotic drugs: preclinical evaluation and clinical profiles in the treatment of schizophrenia / John L. Waddington -- 13. Treatment of schizophrenia in the community / Robin G. McCreadie
Summary "This book examines the basic and clinical sciences relevant to schizophrenia and relates them to current treatment strategies." "The book describes the prevailing thinking on the aetiology and pathophysiology of schizophrenia as relevant to the psychopharmacology of this disorder, thus giving the reader a fuller understanding of the rationale for psychopharmacological approaches to treatment." "This book brings together new developments and advances in the field, while discussing important issues relevant to the long-term treatment necessary for this disorder. The result makes it essential reading for psychiatrists and psychopharmacologists of all levels."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "A title in the British Association for Psychopharmacology series."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Schizophrenia -- Chemotherapy.
Psychopharmacology.
Author Deakin, J. F. W.
Reveley, Michael A.
British Association for Psychopharmacology.
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