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  • Current Directions in ADHD and Its Treatment
    Current Directions in ADHD and Its Treatment
    Editor Jill M. Norvilitis
    ISBN 978-953-307-868-7,
    314 pages, February, 2012
    The treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a matter of ongoing research and debate, with considerable data supporting both psychopharmacological and behavioral approaches. Researchers continue to search for new interventions to be ...
  • Contemporary Trends in ADHD Research
    Contemporary Trends in ADHD Research
    Editor Jill M. Norvilitis
    ISBN 978-953-307-858-8,
    208 pages, February, 2012
    With many children and adults affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, researchers strive to understand the underpinnings of ADHD and associated factors on both a basic and applied level. The goal of this volume is to explore some of the ...
  • Huntington's Disease - Core Concepts and Current Advances
    Huntington's Disease - Core Concepts and Current Advances
    Editor Nagehan Ersoy Tunali
    ISBN 978-953-307-953-0,
    566 pages, February, 2012
    Huntington's Disease is one of the well-studied neurodegenerative conditions, a quite devastating and currently incurable one. It is a brain disorder that causes certain types of neurons to become damaged, causing various parts of the brain to deteri ...
  • Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments
    Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments
    Editor Juliana Dushanova
    ISBN 978-953-307-876-2,
    604 pages, February, 2012
    Parkinson's disease (PD) results primarily from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Current PD medications treat symptoms; none halt or retard dopaminergic neuron degeneration. The main obstacle to developing neuroprotective th ...
  • Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis - Models, Disease Biology and Experimental Therapy
    Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis - Models, Disease Biology and Experimental Therapy
    Editor Robert Weissert
    ISBN 978-953-51-0038-6,
    172 pages, February, 2012
    Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis - Models, Disease Biology and Experimental Therapy is totally focused on the model of multiple sclerosis, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). The book chapters give a very good and in depth overv ...
  • Perinatal Depression
    Perinatal Depression
    Editor María Graciela Rojas Castillo
    ISBN 978-953-307-826-7,
    200 pages, January, 2012
    This book presents ten chapters that give us important information about epidemiological, biological, clinical and psychological aspects of common mental disorders during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. Some of the issues covered in this book ...
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Global Context
    Editor Emilio Ovuga
    ISBN 978-953-307-825-0,
    298 pages, January, 2012
    If, as a health care or social service provider, one was called upon to help someone who has experienced terror in the hands of a hostage taker, an irate and chronically abusive spouse or parent, or a has survived a motor vehicle accident, landslide, ...
  • Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications
    Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications
    Editor Luciano L'Abate
    ISBN 978-953-307-645-4,
    492 pages, January, 2012
    In the book "Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications" attention is focused on background factors underlying mental illness. It is crucial that mental illness be evaluated thoroughly if we want to understand its nature, predict its ...