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Title Panic disorder : neurobiological and treatment aspects / Antonio Egidio Nardi, Rafael Christophe R. Freire, editors
Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 312 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. The panic disorder concept: a historical perspective -- 2. A neural systems approach to the study of panic disorder -- 3. The hippocampus and Panic Disorder: evidence from animal and human studies -- 4. Panic Disorder, is it really a mental disorder? From body functions to the homeostatic brain -- 5. Staging of panic disorder: implications for neurobiology and treatment -- 6. Panic disorder respiratory subtype -- 7. Lifelong opioidergic vulnerability through early life separation: A recent extension of the false suffocation alarm theory of panic disorder -- 8. Circadian Rhythm in Panic Disorder -- 9. Some genetic aspects of panic disorder -- 10. Panic disorder and personality disorders -- 11. Possible mechanisms linking panic disorder and cardiac syndromes -- 12. Panic disorder and cardiovascular death: what's beneath? -- 13. Pulmonary embolism in the setting of panic attacks -- 14. Panic and Self-consciousness -- 15. Pharmacological treatment with the Serotonin Selective Receptores inhibitors -- 16. Benzodiazepines in panic disorder -- 17. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat panic disorder -- 18. Exercise in Panic Disorder: implications for maintenance, treatment and physical health -- 19. Pharmacological treatment of panic disorder with non-selective drugs
Summary The book focuses on the neurobiological and treatment aspects of panic disorder. It describes the most recent research data and pharmacological therapeutic aspects of panic disorder. The biochemical, respiratory, imaging, and translational aspects will be together with diagnostic and pharmacological discussion. We have the collaboration of important and recognized researchers from various countries - Brazil, USA, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, and Switzerland - all of them with a continuous and relevant work on anxiety disorders. "Panic Disorder: Neurobiological and Treatment Aspects" is intended to be a reference book for those who research or treat panic disorder and anxiety disorder patients
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 8, 2016)
Subject Panic disorders.
Panic disorders -- Treatment.
Panic Disorder -- physiopathology.
Panic Disorder -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Nardi, Antonio Egidio, editor
Freire, Rafael Christophe R., editor
LC no. 2016939239
ISBN 9783319125381 (electronic bk.)
3319125389 (electronic bk.)