Dopamine and Glutamate in Psychiatric Disorders by Werner Schmidt, Maarten E. A. Reith

By Werner Schmidt, Maarten E. A. Reith

An illuminating precis of our present realizing of the interactive position of dopamine and glutamate in psychiatric illnesses and the healing suggestions and probabilities for destiny remedy. one of the new principles offered are hypotheses at the position of dopamine and glutamate in aggression, the glutamate procedure in anxiousness issues, glutamate and neurodegeneration, and at the beginning and development of Parkinson's ailment. extra chapters provide novel insights right into a number of psychiatric illnesses, together with ADHD, rigidity, aggression, habit, schizophrenia, melancholy, social phobias, dementias, bulimia, and neurodegenerative ailments like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's illnesses. each one bankruptcy summarizes the superiority and signs of the ailment and explains the involvement of dopamine and/or glutamate platforms utilizing the more recent molecular methods comparable to transgenic knockout or knockin mice and up to date mind imaging innovations.

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