By William Z. Potter, Fred Grossman (auth.), J. John Mann M.D., David J. Kupfer M.D. (eds.)

This quantity is the 3rd in a sequence on depressive ailment. the 1st quantity, entitled Phenomenology of Depressive disease, is dedicated to a de­ scription of depressive affliction from quite a few views that come with these of the sufferer, the clinician, and the psychiatric researcher. It de­ scribes the foremost subtypes of depressive disease and locations them within the context of the lifestyles cycle. the second one quantity during this sequence is entitled versions of Depres­ sive issues: mental, organic, and Genetic views. This quantity describes numerous significant types of depressive problems, in­ cluding genetic, cognitive, interpersonal, intrapsychic, and neurobio­ logical types. The 3rd and fourth volumes care for the biology of affective problems intimately. those volumes are exotic through a triaxial ap­ proach. In quantity III the biology of affective problems is defined from the point of view of person transmitter platforms and neurophysi­ ologic and biologic methods. In quantity IV the biology of melancholy is addressed from the vantage aspect of symptom parts of de­ pression, and similarities and ameliorations within the biology of melancholy are defined in comparison to different psychiatric problems with clinically overlapping positive aspects resembling anxiousness problems or consuming problems. the results on biology of comorbid stipulations similar to anxiousness, own­ ity problems, alcoholism, and consuming problems are reviewed. those ap­ proaches comprise problems with kingdom as opposed to trait.

Show description

Read Online or Download Biology of Depressive Disorders. Part A: A Systems Perspective PDF

Similar biology books

Cryptosporidium: The Analytical Challenge (Special Publication)

Cryptosporidium, in its quite a few varieties, is a widely known reason for outbreaks of waterborne ailment. Regulatory our bodies all over the world are more and more requiring the advance of "fit-for-purpose" detection equipment for this protozoan parasite, yet research is frequently difficult. Bringing jointly foreign educational and industry-based specialists, this e-book presents a finished evaluation of the present country of analytical concepts for the detection of cryptosporidium, in addition to most likely destiny advancements.

Biology of Depressive Disorders. Part A: A Systems Perspective

This quantity is the 3rd in a chain on depressive affliction. the 1st quantity, entitled Phenomenology of Depressive disorder, is dedicated to a de­ scription of depressive disease from a number of views that come with these of the sufferer, the clinician, and the psychiatric researcher. It de­ scribes the key subtypes of depressive disease and areas them within the context of the existence cycle.

Biology of Rotifers: Proceedings of the Third International Rotifer Symposium held at Uppsala, Sweden, August 30 – September 4, 1982

Because the earlier rotifer symposia in Lunz and Gent have been hugely winning, it was once thought of vital to proceed the culture each 3rd 12 months. hence a 3rd rotifer symposium was once held in Uppsala, Sweden, Aug. 30-Sept. four, 1982. before everything of 1981 the 1st round was once mailed to the members of the former symposia, who in flip have been asked to signify names of alternative scientists to be invited.

Chemokine Biology — Basic Research and Clinical Application: Volume II: Pathophysiology of Chemokines

Chemokines play a tremendous position in recruiting inflammatory cells into tissues according to an infection and irritation. additionally they play an enormous position in coordinating the circulate of T-cells, B-cells and dentritic cells, essential to generate an immune reaction (response to damage, allergens, antigens, invading microorganisms).

Additional info for Biology of Depressive Disorders. Part A: A Systems Perspective

Sample text

Zohar J, Bannet J, Drummer D, Fisch R, Epstein RP, Belmaker RH: The responses of lymphocyte beta-adrenergic receptors to chronic propranolol treatment in depressed patients, schizophrenic patients, and normal controls. Bioi Psychiat 1983; 18: 553-560. Chapter 2 SEROTONIN AND MAJOR DEPRESSION Kevin Malone and}. john Mann INTRODUCTION In 1948, a serum tonic factor released from platelets during blood clotting was first isolated, identified as a monoamine, 5-hydroxytryptamine, synthesized by Rappaport, Green, and Page (1968), and named serotonin (Page, 1968).

Peripheral parameters Platelet serotonin uptake' 3H imipramine binding! + a Triiskman-Bendz eta!. (1984). b Siever et al. (1984). c Heninger et a!. (1984). d Upadhyaya eta!. (1991). e McBride eta!. (1987). f Arora et a!. (1988). g Smith eta!. (1981). In conceptualizing a "serotonin trait" Depue and Spoont (1986) drew on both animal and human data in serotonin studies to offer an elaborate framework to examine behavioral facilitation and inhibition systems, and the behavioral response to serotonin manipulation.

818. Doyle MC, George AJ, Ravindran AV, Philpott R: Platelet a 2-adrenoreceptor binding in elderly depressed patients. Am J Psychiat 1985; 142: 12. Ebstein R, Lerer B, Shapira B, Shenesh Z, Moscouch DG, Kindler S: Cyclic AMP second messenger signal amplification in depression. Br J Psychiat 1988; 152: 665-669. Ernsberger P, Meeley MP, Mann JJ, Reis OJ: Clonidine binds to imidazole binding sites as well as a 2-adrenoceptors in the ventrolateral medulla. Eur Pharmaco/1987; 134: 1-13. 22 CHAPTER 1 Esler M, Turbott JT, Schwartz R, Leonard P, Bobik A, Skeurs H, Jackman G: The peripheral kinetics of norepinephrine in depressive illness.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 19 votes