Book: Neuromodulation in Psychiatry

Neuromodulation in Psychiatry

Neuromodulation in Psychiatry

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Edited by an expert multidisciplinary team, Neuromodulation in Psychiatry is the first reference guide to address both invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation strategies used in psychiatry.

  • Covers basic principles, technical aspects, clinical applications and ethical considerations
  • Presents up-to-date evidence in comprehensive summaries suitable for all levels of experience
  • Each technique is clearly explained along with its implications for real-world clinical practice
  • Allows psychiatrists to make informed decisions regarding neuromodulation for their patients

Product Details

  • Published on: 2016-01-26
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.69″ h x 1.17″ w x 7.44″ l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 496 pages

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This is the first comprehensive and detailed reference work which focuses on neuromodulation strategies in psychiatry. Neuromodulation strategies are no longer confined to tertiary hospitals but are used in community practices and even by individual psychiatrists. Surgery for psychiatric disorders is one of the main advances in the field of Functional Neurosurgery.

Neuromodulation in Psychiatry includes chapters on the history of this controversial field, and the ethics of modern usage of such techniques. Specific chapters are devoted to neuromodulation and surgical strategies used in psychiatry including transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation, vagus nerve stimulation, direct cortical stimulation, and deep brain stimulation. For each technique, a chapter describes the basic principles of each technique, using figures and schematics to illustrate details for people who do not have personal experience of using these techniques. Another chapter then focuses on the results of clinical research, trials and applications for that strategy.

Written by an expert multidisciplinary editorial team across the fields of neurosurgery, psychiatry and neurology, this title:

  • Encompasses basic principles, technical aspects and clinical applications including ethical considerations
  • Clearly explains each technique with implications for clinical practice
  • Presents evidence in a comprehensive summary suitable for all levels
  • Allows psychiatrists to evaluate results obtained using such strategies and to make decisions regarding the best course of treatment for their patients

An essential reference guide for psychiatrists, psychologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, and respective trainees.

About the Author

Clement Hamani
Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Paul Holtzheimer
Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Andres Lozano
Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital

Helen Mayberg
Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine

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