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Neurotransmitters and Mental Illnesses

Introduction

The book covers the latest developments in biological psychiatry. In the introduction, the basics of modern neurotransmitter research and its relation to various mental illnesses are presented. In the main part of the volume, well-known speakers from the field of basic research and clinical practice discuss and discuss the importance of different transmitter systems for the genesis of the most important psychiatric disease groups. The latest results and methods of receptor research are also dealt with here. The aim of the book is to give a comprehensive overview of the current state of biological research in the entire field of psychiatry.

Keywords

Anxiety Dementia Depression Dopamine Balance Immunology Impulse Control Neurotransmitters Psychiatry Schizophrenia Schizophrenia Obsession

Editors and affiliations

  • Helmut Beckmann
  • Michael Osterheider
  1. 1. Psychiatric Clinic, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Bibliographic information

  • Book TitleNeurotransmitters and Mental Illness
  • Editors Helmut Beckmann
    Michael Osterheider
  • Series TitleTropon Symposium VI
  • DOIhttps: //doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84544-4
  • Copyright InformationSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg1991
  • Publisher NameSpringer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook PackagesSpringer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN978-3-540-54220-9
  • eBook ISBN978-3-642-84544-4
  • Series ISSN1431-9764
  • Edition Number1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 196
  • Number of Illustrations5 b / w illustrations, 0 illustrations in color
  • Topics Psychiatry
    Neurosciences
    Pharmacology / Toxicology
    Neurology
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