Advances in the Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology of Tourette Syndrome, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124115616
  • ISBN-13: 9780124115613
  • DDC: 616.83
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 572 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on advances in the neurochemistry and neuropharmacology of Tourette syndrome. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and includes important topics regards tics, neurotransmitters, pharmacology and emerging treatments.This volume of brings together research on tourettes synrdrome. It reviews current knowledge and understanding on the neurochemistry and neuropharmacology of tourettes syndrome.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
International Review of Neurobiology.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: An Introduction to the Clinical Phenomenology of Tourette Syndrome.
2: Functional Neuroanatomy of Tics.
3: Functional Imaging of Dopaminergic Neurotransmission in Tourette Syndrome.
4: Nondopaminergic Neurotransmission in the Pathophysiology of Tourette Syndrome.
5: Reinforcement Learning and Tourette Syndrome.
6: Genetic Susceptibility and Neurotransmitters in Tourette Syndrome.
7: Pharmacological Animal Models of Tic Disorders.
8: Animal Models Recapitulating the Multifactorial Origin of Tourette Syndrome.
9: Neuroendocrine Aspects of Tourette Syndrome.
10: Clinical Pharmacology of Dopamine-Modulating Agents in Tourette's Syndrome.
11: Clinical Pharmacology of Nondopaminergic Drugs in Tourette Syndrome.
12: Antiepileptic Drugs and Tourette Syndrome.
13: Clinical Pharmacology of Comorbid Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder in Tourette Syndrome.
14: Clinical Pharmacology of Comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Tourette Syndrome.
15: Emerging Treatment Strategies in Tourette Syndrome: What's in the Pipeline?.
16: Tics and Other Stereotyped Movements as Side Effects of Pharmacological Treatment.
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