Schizophrenia: From Neuroimaging to Neuroscience
Oxford University Press, 2004 - Medical - 405 pages
Neuroimaging techniques have made a huge contribution to our understanding of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Until now however, texts on both schizophrenia and neuroimaging have paid little attention to the overlap between these areas. This new volume is the first dedicated to unraveling how these techniques can help us better understand this complex disorder. Each chapter focuses on a particular research method, describing the nature of the findings, the main technological problems, and future possibilities. Though including sufficient methodological detail to be of value to imaging researchers, the emphasis throughout is on providing information of value to clinicians. Written and edited by leaders in schizophrenia research, this book details what structural and functional brain imaging studies have already established about schizophrenia and what developments are likely in the foreseeable future. It will be of great value to psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, and cognitive neuroscientists.
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Early studies of brain anatomy in schizophrenia
Structural magnetic resonance imaging
Structural brain MRI studies in childhoodonset schizophrenia and childhood atypical psychosis
MR proton spectroscopy
Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging
Automated analysis of structural MRI data
Functional mapping with singlephoton emission computed tomography and positron emission tomography
Neuroreceptor mapping with PET and SPECT
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