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Clinical, Research and Treatment Approaches to Affective Disorders

The causes, development and outcomes of disorders are determined by the relationship of psychological, social and cultural factors with biochemistry and physiology. Biochemistry and physiology are not disconnected and different from the rest of our experiences and life events. This system is based on current studies that report that the brain and its cognitive processes show a fantastic synchronization. Written by the foremost experts on Affective Disorders worldwide, this book is characterized by its innovative, refreshing, and highly sensitive perspective on current knowledge of diagnostic, neurobiology, early life stress and treatment of Mood Disorders. The authors share a deep understanding of unique challenges and difficulties involved in Affective Disorders, and have achieved a balance among clinical, research and new treatment approaches to Affective Disorders. The chapters are written in a comprehensive, easily readable, and highly accessible style, stimulating readers, clinicians and researchers.

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Clinical, Research and Treatment Approaches to Affective DisordersEdited by Mario Juruena

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1482

ISBN: 978-953-51-0177-2

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36356 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Biological Prediction of Suicidal Behavior in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

By Yong-Ku Kim

1651

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2. Self-Reported Symptoms Related to Depression and Suicidal Risk

By Kouichi Yoshimasu, Shigeki Takemura, Jin Fukumoto and Kazuhisa Miyashita

1319

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3. Chronobiological Aspects of Mood Disorders

By Rosa Levandovski, Ana Harb, Fabiana Bernardi and Maria Paz Loayza Hidalgo

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4. Mood Disorders in Individuals with Genetic Syndromes and Intellectual Disability

By Maria Cristina Triguero Veloz Teixeira, Maria Luiza Guedes de Mesquita, Marcos Vinícius de Araújo, Laís Pereira Khoury and Luiz Renato Rodrigues Carreiro

1589

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5. Mood Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease

By Jennifer L. Gordon, Kim L. Lavoie, André Arsenault, Blaine Ditto and Simon L. Bacon

1572

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6. Mood Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence and Their Outcome in Adulthood

By Ulf Engqvist

1024

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7. Different Types of Childhood Adverse Experiences and Mood Disorders

By Alessandra Alciati

1657

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8. Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis, Neuroanatomical and Biochemical Background

By Kristina R. Semeniken and Bertalan Dudás

4512

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9. Neurotransmission in Mood Disorders

By Zdeněk Fišar, Jana Hroudová and Jiří Raboch

2166

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10. Depression Viewed as a GABA/Glutamate Imbalance in the Central Nervous System

By Joanna M. Wierońska, Agnieszka Pałucha-Poniewiera, Gabriel Nowak and Andrzej Pilc

6470

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11. The Role of Blue Native/ SDS PAGE in Depression Research

By Chunliang Xie, Ping Chen and Songping Liang

2081

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12. Mood Disorders in the Puerperium and the Role of the Midwife: Study on Improvement of Midwives’ Knowledge About Post-Natal Depression After an Educational Intervention

By Ana Polona Mivšek and Teja Zakšek

2567

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13. Psychoeducation for Bipolar Mood Disorder

By Mohammad Reza Fayyazi Bordbar and Farhad Faridhosseini

4685

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14. Recent Therapies in Depression

By Sangita Saini, Anil Shandil and S. K. Singh

1584

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15. Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A State-of-the-Art Review

By Lucas Crociati Meguins

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