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  • Essential Notes in Psychiatry
    Essential Notes in Psychiatry
    Editor Victor Olisah
    ISBN 978-953-51-0574-9
    580 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49470 times.
    Psychiatry is one of the major specialties of medicine, and is concerned with the study and treatment of mental disorders. In recent times the field is growing with the discovery of effective therapies and interventions that alleviate suffering in pe ...
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
    Spinocerebellar Ataxia
    Editor Jose Gazulla
    ISBN 978-953-51-0542-8
    198 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 10676 times.
    The purpose of this book has been to depict as many biochemical, genetic and molecular advances as possible, in the vast field of the spinocerebellar ataxias.
  • Neurodegeneration
    Neurodegeneration
    Editor L. Miguel Martins and Samantha H.Y. Loh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0502-2
    362 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22051 times.
    Currently, the human population is on a collision course for a social and economic burden. As a consequence of changing demographics and an increase in human individuals over the age of 60, age-related neurodegenerative disorders are likely to become ...
  • Schizophrenia in the 21st Century
    Schizophrenia in the 21st Century
    Editor T.H.J. Burne
    ISBN 978-953-51-0315-8
    180 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20567 times.
    Schizophrenia is a poorly understood but very disabling group of brain disorders. While hallucinations and delusions (positive symptoms of schizophrenia) feature prominently in diagnostic criteria, impairments of memory and attentional processing (co ...
  • Sexual Abuse - Breaking the Silence
    Sexual Abuse - Breaking the Silence
    Editor Ersi Abacı Kalfoğlu and Rehat Faikoğlu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0425-4
    238 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 36236 times.
    Sexual assault can be considered as expression of aggression through sex. This, in turn, can have serious negative effects on a survivor’s social and occupational functioning. This book has been organized towards that specific approach, by compilin ...
  • Standard and Innovative Strategies in Cognitive Behavior Therapy
    Standard and Innovative Strategies in Cognitive Behavior Therapy
    Editor Irismar Reis de Oliveira
    ISBN 978-953-51-0312-7
    190 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 61499 times.
    Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the fastest growing and the best empirically validated psychotherapeutic approach. Written by international experts, this book intends to bring CBT to as many mental health professionals as possible. Section 1 in ...
  • Dystonia - The Many Facets
    Dystonia - The Many Facets
    Editor Raymond L. Rosales
    ISBN 978-953-51-0329-5
    220 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24148 times.
    Dystonia has many facets, and among those, this book commences with the increasingly associated genes identified, including a construct on how biology interacts with the dystonia genesis. The clinical phenomenology of dystonia as approached in the bo ...
  • Advances in the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
    Advances in the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Maurizio Balestrino
    ISBN 978-953-51-0136-9
    246 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30032 times.
    In recent years research on ischemic stroke has developed powerful therapeutic tools. The novel frontiers of stem cells therapy and of hypothermia have been explored, and novel brain repair mechanisms have been discovered. Limits to intravenous throm ...