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  • Relevant topics in Eating Disorders
    Relevant topics in Eating Disorders
    Editor Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera
    ISBN 978-953-51-0001-0,
    402 pages, February, 2012
    Eating disorders are common, frequently severe, and often devastating pathologies. Biological, psychological, and social factors are usually involved in these disorders in both the aetiopathogeny and the course of disease. The interaction among these ...
  • 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 ...
  • Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
    Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
    Editor Üner Tan
    ISBN 978-953-307-865-6,
    404 pages, February, 2012
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities presents reports on a wide range of areas in the field of neurological and intellectual disability, including habitual human quadrupedal locomotion with associated cognitive disabilities, Fragile X syndrome ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...