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Frontiers In Clinical Neuroscience

Author : Laszlo Vecsei
ISBN : 9781441989697
Genre : Medical
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This is a special proceedings - "Frontiers in Clinical Neuroscience: 2002" - held in Abel Lajtha's honor. Professor Lajtha is a well-known supporter of Hungarian science and he is celebrating his 80th birthday this year. Professor Vecsei is the secretary for the European Society for Clinical Neuropharmacology and the Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences. The proceedings will focus on neurodegeneration and neuroprotection, two current topics in clinical and experimental neuroscience.

Frontiers In Clinical Drug Research Alzheimer Disorders Volume 7

Author : Atta-ur-Rahman
ISBN : 9781681085609
Genre : Science
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Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - Alzheimer Disorders is a book series concerned with Alzheimer's disease (AD), a disease that causes dementia, or loss of brain function. This disease affects parts of the brain that affect memory, thought, and language. Chapters in each volume focus on drug research with special emphasis on clinical trials, research on drugs in advanced stages of development and cure for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

Frontiers In Clinical Drug Research Alzheimer Disorders

Author : Atta-ur-Rahman
ISBN : 9781681083391
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Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - Alzheimer Disorders is a book series concerned with Alzheimer's disease (AD) that causes dementia, or loss of brain function. The disease affects the parts of the brain that deal with memory, thought, and language. Chapters in each volume focus on (Alzheimer Disorders) drug research with special emphasis on clinical trials, research on drugs in advanced stages of development and cure for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - Alzheimer Disorders will be of particular interest to readers interested in drug therapy of this specific neurodegenerative condition and related brain disorders as the series provides relevant reviews written by experts in field of Alzheimer’s disease research.

The Hippocampus In Clinical Neuroscience

Author : K. Szabo
ISBN : 9783318025682
Genre : Psychology
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The hippocampus is one of the most intriguing structures of the human brain. Damage to this part causes symptoms ranging from transient disorders accompanied by tiny lesions to severely debilitating cognitive disorders with marked tissue loss. This publication provides a predominantly clinical approach to the complex workings of the hippocampus from different perspectives, ranging from basic principles to specific diseases. The first part of the book summarizes current knowledge regarding the structure and physiology of the hippocampus and establishes the ties to basic neuroscience. The second part deals with the function and assessment of the human hippocampus, including memory function, neuropsychological measures, and conventional and functional imaging studies. The chapters of the third part are devoted to the hippocampus in neurological disorders, e.g. the interaction between stress and memory function, and the pathological conditions of common as well as selected rare neurological diseases affecting the hippocampus. The book is highly recommended to clinical neurologists who wish to gain a broad understanding of this complex and fascinating organ in terms of basic principles, modern imaging findings, and specific diseases.

Progress In Clinical Neurosciences

Author : Deepu Banerji
ISBN : 9788181930910
Genre : Medical
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This volume of Progress in Clinical Neurosciences follows the tradition of selecting topics likely to be of common interest to neurosurgeons, neurophysicians and other neuroscientists. Cutting-edge research and knowledge has been provided on neurogenetics, cognitive neuropsychology for aphasia and magnetoencephalography. The management of diffuse low-grade gliomas and aggressive and recurrent meningiomas has been updated. Reviews on lumbar arthroplasty and asymptomatic tethered cord highlight differing opinions. The chapters on 'Rating scales in neurosciences', 'Cerebral dominance' and 'Neuromuscular disorders in the critical care unit' present cross-disciplinary aspects.

Frontiers Of Neurology

Author : Donald J. Reis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023145076
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This volume comprises contributions by former trainees of Dr. Fred Plum and present faculty in his Department of Neurology and Neuroscience at Cornell University and Medical College, all of whom have achieved prominence in clinical neurology and/or neuroscience. The proceedings focus on recent research in the field, including developmental, molecular, cellular, and systems neuroscience relevant to stroke, demyelinating and degenerative diseases (notably, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's), pain epilepsy, neuro-oncology, neuro-imaging, sensory processing, disorders of skeletal muscle, cerebrovascular regulation, and cognition.

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Author : Vicki Anderson
ISBN : 9780521763325
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"This book, New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, aims to evaluate what we have learned about TBI in childhood to date and, perhaps more importantly to articulate the challenges we face and how we should go forward in the future"--Provided by publisher.

New Frontiers In Mirror Neurons Research

Author : Pier Francesco Ferrari
ISBN : 9780191509681
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The discovery of mirror neurons caused a revolution in neuroscience and psychology. Nevertheless, because of their profound impact within life sciences, mirror neuron are still the subject of numerous debates concerning their origins and their functions. With more than 20 years of research in this area, it is timely to synthesise the expanding literature on this topic. 'New frontiers in Mirror Neurons' provides a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in mirror neurons research - accessible both to experts and to non-experts. In the book, leading scholars draw on the latest research to examine methodological approaches, theoretical implications, and the latest findings on mirror neurons research. A broad range of topics are covered within the book: basic findings and new concepts in action-perception theory, functional properties and evolution, development, and clinical implications. In particular, the last two sections of the book outline the importance of the plasticity and development of the mirror neuron system. This knowledge will be key in future research for helping us understand possible disorders associated with impairments in the mirror neurons system, as well as in helping us design new therapeutic tools for interventions within the field of neurodevelopmental disorders and in neurorehabilitation. 'New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons' is an exciting new work for neuroscientists, psychologists, and philosophers of mind.

Frontiers In Whiplash Trauma

Author : Narayan Yoganandan
ISBN : 1586030124
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A discussion of whiplash trauma. The work brings together experts working in the areas of epidemiology, biomechanics, experimental and analytical research, physical modelling, and clinical aspects of whiplash injury.

Current Perspectives On The Mechanisms Of Auditory Hallucinations In Clinical And Non Clinical Populations

Author : Johanna C. Badcock
ISBN : 9782889192038
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There has been a recent surge of interest in auditory hallucinations (AH) in schizophrenia compared to those experienced by non-clinical (i.e. healthy) individuals. This interest stems in no small part from a keen awareness of the fact that progress in developing more effective treatments for AH in psychosis has been seriously hampered by our limited understanding of the cognitive and biological mechanisms involved. The prevailing notion that AH in clinical and non-clinical populations share the same features and underlying mechanisms - the continuum hypothesis - has been seriously challenged by a growing list of differences, as well as similarities, between these groups. At the phenomenological level this is exemplified in the highly negative content of AH in patients and the markedly earlier age of onset of AH in non-patients. Similarly, several recent studies point to significant differences in cognition, language lateralization and, possibly, dopamine function between these groups. These findings have important implications for the design of future studies, and raise considerable doubt about the adequacy of modelling the functional mechanisms of clinical AH on the basis of non-clinical populations. In short, the time seems ripe to re-evaluate the continuum hypothesis and provide a forum to present alternative perspectives on the functional pathways leading to AH in clinical and non-clinical groups. Such a forum is also timely in view of the renewed interest in AH in other (non-schizophrenic) clinical groups, again examining similarities and differences between such groups. Preliminary studies, for instance, have shown that AH in certain clinical populations (e.g. bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, dissociative disorder) share similar phenomenological features with AH in schizophrenia. However, the implications of such findings are not fully understood, and studies have not adequately examined potential differences between AH in these groups. The goal of this Frontiers Research Topic, therefore, is take the opportunity to bring together research exploring differences and similarities in mechanisms of AH in clinical and non-clinical groups and to stimulate the development of new explanatory models which explicitly link the phenomenological characteristics of AH with underlying mechanisms.

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