Julio F. P. Peres

Julio Fernando Prieto Peres is a neuroscientist and a psychologist with twenty years of clinical experience. As a clinician-researcher, he combines psychology with neuroscience and develops his interest in the neurobiological consequences of psychotherapy, having used functional neuroimaging to show the cerebral effects of subjective processing mediated by psychotherapy as part of his doctorate and two postdoctoral programs. Julio earned a PhD in Neuroscience and Behavior from the Institute of Psychology at Universidade de São Paulo, and post-doctorates in Diagnostic Imaging from the University of Pennsylvania and Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). His published work includes papers on psychotherapy, resilience, coping, and functional neuroimaging. In addition to his research at the Institute of Psychiatry at Universidade de São Paulo, he is the professor in charge of Clinical Psychotraumatology training for doctors and psychologists at Hospital Pérola Byington. Author of the book Trauma e Superação [Trauma and Coping] published in Brazil by Roca.

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Neuroimaging for clinicians sourced 19 chapters from some of the world's top brain-imaging researchers and clinicians to provide a timely review of the state of the art in neuroimaging, covering radiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology, and geriatrics. Contributors from China, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Poland, Spain, South Africa, and the United States of America have collaborated enthusiastically and efficiently to create this reader-friendly but comprehensive work covering the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and effective treatment of several common health conditions, with many explanatory figures, tables and boxes to enhance legibility and make the book clinically useful. Countless hours have gone into writing these chapters, and our profound appreciation is in order for their consistent advice on the use of neuroimaging in diagnostic work-ups for conditions such as acute stroke, cell biology, ciliopathies, cognitive integration, dementia and other amnestic disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and many more

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