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  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - The Old and the New Problems
    Editor Vladimir Kalinin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1238-9
    200 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1364 times.
    Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole ...
  • A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-51-1229-7
    230 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1806 times.
    Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research an ...
  • Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Cerebral Palsy - Challenges for the Future
    Editor Emira Svraka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1234-1
    310 pages, March, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2400 times.
    Writing a comprehensive scientific book about the cerebral palsy is a great challenge. Many different interventions are available for persons with CP. Increasingly, it is recognized that intervention needs to be evidence-based and family-centered. Re ...
  • Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Editor Alvaro G. Estévez
    ISBN 978-953-51-1195-5
    264 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4852 times.
    Our understanding of the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a continuously changing field. New hypotheses are generated with each new discovery; they are abandoned to be reanalyzed after some time under the light of new observations. This ...
  • Developmental Disabilities - Molecules Involved, Diagnosis, and Clinical Care
    Developmental Disabilities - Molecules Involved, Diagnosis, and Clinical Care
    Editor Ahmad Salehi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1177-1
    152 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2655 times.
    Although various developmental disabilities affecting children and adults might have different pathogeneses, underlying mechanisms, and clinical presentations, the current books emphasizes the fact that there are numerous commonalities in methods of ...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
    Editor Somnath Banerjee
    ISBN 978-953-51-1086-6
    326 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 42650 times.
    ADHD in children and adolescents is a neurodevelopmental disorder, which is recognized by the clinicians all over the world. ADHD is a clinical diagnosis based on reliable history, reports from home and school and a physical examination to rule out a ...
  • Psychiatric Disorders - New Frontiers in Affective Disorders
    Psychiatric Disorders - New Frontiers in Affective Disorders
    Editor Dieter Schoepf
    ISBN 978-953-51-1147-4
    320 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13416 times.
    Affective disorders are a subject of interest to clinicians for more than a century. The awareness of an urgent need for an evidence-based “personalized” approach of treatment is growing in the field of psychiatry. This book brings together leadi ...
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Editor Uday Kishore
    ISBN 978-953-51-1088-0
    638 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 35161 times.
    This book highlights the pathophysiological complexities of the mechanisms and factors that are likely to be involved in a range of neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease, other Dementia, Parkinson Diseases and ...