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  • Essential Notes in Psychiatry
    Essential Notes in Psychiatry
    Editor Victor Olisah
    ISBN 978-953-51-0574-9
    594 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 52205 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
    206 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11524 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
    374 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 23439 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
    194 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21341 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 ...
  • 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
    202 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 65106 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
    230 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26478 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
    260 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31002 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 ...
  • Peripheral Neuropathy - Advances in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches
    Peripheral Neuropathy - Advances in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches
    Editor Ghazala Hayat
    ISBN 978-953-51-0066-9
    218 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25259 times.
    Over the last two decades we have seen extensive progress within the practice of neurology. We have refined our understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis for both peripheral and central nervous system diseases, and developed new therapeutic appr ...