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Title Brain protection in schizophrenia, mood and cognitive disorders / Michael S. Ritsner, editor
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xv, 663 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Part I Neuroprotective Strategies and Mechanisms; 1 Brain Protection in Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Past, Present and Future Challenges; 2 Towards a New Paradigm in Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity; 3 What Protects Patients with Schizophrenia from Developing Alzheimer Pathology?; 4 Assessing In Vivo Neurodegeneration in Schizophrenia Using Magnetic Resonance; 5 Vulnerability of the Brain to Neuropsychiatric Disorders Resulting from Abnormal Thyroid Hormone or Vitamin D Homeostasis
Summary Neuroprotection is a novel perspective for the treatment of disorders that lead to neurodegeneration and disabilities as a result of deterioration of neurons due to apoptosis, oxidative stress, excitotoxicity, and other mechanisms. These mechanisms have implications not only for neurodegenerative disorders, but also for schizophrenia, mood and cognitive disorders. The purpose of this book is to provide an up-to-date overview of basic and clinical studies concerning the neuroprotective approach, mechanisms, and several compounds with neuroprotective properties that may contribute to more effica
Analysis psychiatrie
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Schizophrenia -- Chemotherapy.
Affective disorders -- Chemotherapy
Cognition disorders -- Chemotherapy
Neuroprotective agents.
Schizophrenia -- drug therapy
Mood Disorders -- drug therapy
Cognition Disorders -- drug therapy
Neuroprotective Agents
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
Schizophrenia -- drug therapy.
Mood Disorders -- drug therapy.
Cognition Disorders -- drug therapy.
Neuroprotective Agents.
Schizophrenia -- Chemotherapy.
Affective disorders -- Chemotherapy.
Cognition disorders -- Chemotherapy.
Sciences de la vie.
Affective disorders -- Chemotherapy.
Neuroprotective agents.
Schizophrenia -- Chemotherapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Ritsner, Michael S.
ISBN 9789048185535