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Anatomy of Neuropsychiatry
 
 

Anatomy of Neuropsychiatry, 1st Edition

The New Anatomy of the Basal Forebrain and Its Implications for Neuropsychiatric Illness

 
Anatomy of Neuropsychiatry, 1st Edition,Lennart Heimer,Gary Van Hoesen,Michael Trimble,Daniel Zahm,ISBN9780123742391
 
 
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An anatomical systems analysis of brain structures and pathways relating to emotion, motivation, memory and adaptive behaviors.

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Key Features

* A re-evaluation of brain anatomy, with an emphasis on the new anatomical framework which has emerged during the last quarter century
* A compellingly expanded conceptualization of Broca's famous limbic lobe
* Clinical and basic science boxes highlighting specific concepts, structures, or neuronal circuits from a clinical perspective

Description

This book presents the anatomical systems that take part in the scientific and clinical study of emotional functions and neuropsychiatric disorders. It discusses the limbic system-the cortical and subcortical structures in the human brain involved in emotion, motivation, and emotional association with memory-at length and how this is no longer a useful guide to the study of psychiatric disorders. The book provides an understanding of brain anatomy, with an emphasis on the new anatomical framework which has emerged during the last quarter century. The goal is to help the reader develop an understanding of the gross anatomical organization of the human forebrain.

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Readership

Neuroanatomists, neuropharmacologists, neurophysiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, basic neuroscience researchers, occupational and physical therapists.

Lennart Heimer

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.

Gary Van Hoesen

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A.

Michael Trimble

M.D.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Behavioural Neurology, Consultant Physician in Psychological Medicine, Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital, London, UK

Daniel Zahm

Affiliations and Expertise

Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, U.S.A.

Anatomy of Neuropsychiatry, 1st Edition

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1. THE LIMBIC SYSTEM: A CONCEPT IN PERPETUAL SEARCH FOR A DEFINITION

CHAPTER 2. THE ERODING RELEVANCE OF THE LIMBIC SYSTEM

CHAPTER 3. THE ANATOMY OF THE BASAL FOREBRAIN

CHAPTER 4. THE GREATER LIMBIC LOBE

CHAPTER 5. COOPERATION AND COMPETITION
 
 
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