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  • When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    Edited by Theo Mantamadiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0111-6,
    250 pages, February, 2012
    In this book we have experts writing on various neuroscience topics ranging from mental illness, syndromes, compulsive disorders, brain cancer and advances in therapies and imaging techniques. Although diverse, the topics provide an overview of an ar ...
  • Bipolar Disorder - A Portrait of a Complex Mood Disorder
    Bipolar Disorder - A Portrait of a Complex Mood Disorder
    Edited by Jarrett Barnhill
    ISBN 978-953-51-0002-7,
    250 pages, February, 2012
    Bipolar Disorder: Portrait of a Complex Mood Disorder is a step towards integrating many diverse perspectives on BD. As we shall see, such diversity makes it difficult to clearly define the boundaries of BD. It is helpful to view BD from this persp ...
  • Relevant topics in Eating Disorders
    Relevant topics in Eating Disorders
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
    Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Huntington's Disease - Core Concepts and Current Advances
    Huntington's Disease - Core Concepts and Current Advances
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Contemporary Trends in ADHD Research
    Contemporary Trends in ADHD Research
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Current Directions in ADHD and Its Treatment
    Current Directions in ADHD and Its Treatment
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments
    Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments
    Edited by 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 ...