Indicators of Change
As rising levels of mercury in the environment pose an increasing threat of toxicity to humans and wildlife, several laws already call for industries to reduce mercury emissions at the source. Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change outlines the infrastructure and methods...
Published March 5th 2007 by CRC Press
Genes, Environment and their Interplay
For much of the last century, the so-called nature-nuture debate polarised opinion about the aetiology of mental illness. But the extreme biological or environmental positions adopted in the past are not supported by the recent evidence. Based on lectures presented as part of the third European...
Published October 16th 2006 by CRC Press
The Upswing in Research and Treatment
This book focuses on the recent surge in research into the pathogenesis and treatment of bipolar disorder, and critically analyses the evidence supporting many of the conventional opinions about the disease. Chapters by leading basic science and clinical researchers from North America and Europe...
Published June 7th 2005 by CRC Press
Challenging the Orthodox
Schizophrenia: Challenging the Orthodox focuses on the most salient current issues in the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of schizophrenia, and critically analyses the evidence supporting many of the conventional opinions about the disease. Chapters by leading basic science and clinical...
Published June 25th 2004 by CRC Press
New neuroimaging techniques are developing at a break neck pace-every academic journal contains glossy pictures of brain activity corresponding to a particular task emblazoned in glorious technicolor. Discoveries about brain function in psychiatric disorders have been made at an equally rapid rate...
Published September 26th 2003 by CRC Press
Written by a team of experts working at the forefront of this field, An Atlas of Schizophrenia describes schizophrenia's profound effects on perception, understanding, communication, and social behavior; its identifiable antecedents in early brain growth and development; and its morphological data...
Published January 30th 2002 by CRC Press
The new edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated to include the latest data concerning treatment of first-episode patients. Drawing from their experience, the authors discuss the presentation and assessment of the first psychotic episode and review the appropriate use of...
Published February 17th 1999 by CRC Press