Arousal in Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases
  • Release Date : 18 June 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Medical
  • Pages : 276 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128179932
  • ISBN 10 : 0128179937
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Synopsis : Arousal in Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases written by Edgar Garcia-Rill, published by Academic Press which was released on 18 June 2019. Download Arousal in Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Arousal in Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases focuses on the dysregulation of arousal found in many neurological and psychiatric disorders. Chapters describe the physiology of each process, how it presents in each disorder, and the most appropriate treatment(s). The book also imparts the understanding of the RAS as a system that not only modulates waking, but also survival mechanisms, such as fight vs. flight responses and other reflexes. This book helps neuroscientists, sleep researchers, neurologists and psychiatrists understand the basic mechanisms that modulate arousal in health and disease. In addition, it promotes therapies that can alter the severity and manifestation of multiple disorders. Provides a comprehensive overview of the basic mechanisms behind dysregulation of arousal in neurological and psychiatric disorders Describes, in detail, the function of the Reticular Activating System with respect to higher functions, motor control and the intertwining of arousal and motor disorders Covers multiple neurological disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and autism