Sex Differences in Neurology and Psychiatry

Sex Differences in Neurology and Psychiatry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 476
Release: 2020-09-30
ISBN 10: 0444641246
ISBN 13: 9780444641243
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex Differences in Neurology and Psychiatry Book Review:

Sex Differences in Neurology and Psychiatry, Volume 175, addresses this important issue by viewing major neurological and psychiatric conditions through the lens of sexual dimorphism, providing an entirely novel approach to understanding vulnerability factors, as well as potential new treatment strategies in several common neuropsychiatric disorders. The handbook comprises four major sections: (1) Introduction to sex differences in neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, (2) Description of the impact of genetic, epigenetic, sex hormonal and other environmental effects on cerebral sex dimorphism, (3) Review of sex differences in neurologic disorders, and (4) Review of sex differences in psychiatric disorders. Explores sex differences in human neuroanatomy and neurophysiology Offers a pathway toward a gender-specific treatment of neurologic and psychiatric disorders Provides an overview of the genetics of sex hormones, human brain structure, and function, as well as the epigenetics, environment and social context

Neurology and Psychiatry of Women

Neurology and Psychiatry of Women
Author: Mary Angela O’Neal
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2019-02-14
ISBN 10: 3030042456
ISBN 13: 9783030042455
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurology and Psychiatry of Women Book Review:

This comprehensive resource covers a range of women’s health issues and their intersection with neurologic and psychiatric disease. Chapters feature high quality, integrated information based on leading-edge research on gender-specific care and are grouped by reproductive years, pregnancy and health, and aging. Emerging science regarding sex differences in neurological and psychiatric illnesses, including anxiety, reproductive health, conversion disorders, depression and ethical issues in pregnancy, stroke risk factors, and successful aging strategies are covered along with clinical application of this knowledge to the delivery of care. In addition, in those medical problems that afflict both men and women, authors will point out the different risks, prevalence, presentations, and responses to treatments or outcomes in women. Written by renowned experts in the field, this textbook will thoroughly address the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the areas of neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, and obstetrics and expanding their understanding of concerns unique to female patients.

Sex Differences in the Central Nervous System

Sex Differences in the Central Nervous System
Author: Rebecca M. Shansky
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2015-09-14
ISBN 10: 0128021985
ISBN 13: 9780128021989
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex Differences in the Central Nervous System Book Review:

Sex Differences in the Central Nervous System offers a comprehensive examination of the current state of sex differences research, from both the basic science and clinical research perspectives. Given the current NIH directive that funded preclinical research must consider both females and males, this topic is of interest to an increasing percentage of the neuroscience research population. The volume serves as an invaluable resource, offering coverage of a wide range of topics: sex differences in cognition, learning, and memory, sex hormone signaling mechanisms, neuroimmune interactions, epigenetics, social behavior, neurologic disease, psychological disorders, and stress. Discussions of research in both animal models and human patient populations are included. Details how sex hormones have widespread effects on the nervous system and influence the way males and females function Assists readers in determining how sex impacts their research and practice, and assists in determining how to adjust research programs to incorporate sex influences Includes discussions of research in both animal models and human patient populations, and at various developmental stages Features revised and updated chapters by leaders in the field around the globe—the broadest, most expert coverage available

Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health

Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health
Author: Dora Kohen
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 333
Release: 2010-03-18
ISBN 10: 0199214360
ISBN 13: 9780199214365
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health Book Review:

The Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health presents a balanced understanding of different aspects of gender and mental health. Exploring issues covering psychological, social, and cultural aspects of mental health problems, this work looks at epidemiological data that shows the increased frequency of different clinical aspects of many psychiatric disorders in women, and helps readers to appreciate the societal, parental, and personal consequences of mental health problems. The online version of the Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint.

Digest of Neurology and Psychiatry

Digest of Neurology and Psychiatry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: NWU:35556030874028
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digest of Neurology and Psychiatry Book Review:

"Abstracts and reviews of selected literature in psychiatry, neurology and their allied fields." (varies slightly)

Women s Neurology

Women s Neurology
Author: Mary Angela O' Neal MD
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-05-04
ISBN 10: 0190609923
ISBN 13: 9780190609924
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women s Neurology Book Review:

Part of the "What Do I Do Now?" series, Women's Neurology uses a case-based approach to cover common and important topics in the examination, investigation, and management of neurologic disorders in women. Each chapter provides a discussion of the diagnosis, key points to remember, and selected references for further reading. The book addresses a wide range of topics including reproductive health, pregnancy, and healthy aging, and is suited for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who practice in internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics, and gynecology. Women's Neurology is an engaging collection of thought-provoking cases which clinicians can utilize when they encounter difficult patients. The volume is also a self-assessment tool that tests the reader's ability to answer the question, "What do I do now?"

The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women

The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women
Author: Fanny M. Cheung,Diane F. Halpern
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2020-06-30
ISBN 10: 9781108473033
ISBN 13: 1108473032
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women Book Review:

There is a growing knowledge base in understanding the differences and similarities between women and men, as well as the diversities among women and sexualities. Although genetic and biological characteristics define human beings conventionally as women and men, their experiences are contextualized in multiple dimensions in terms of gender, sexuality, class, age, ethnicity, and other social dimensions. Beyond the biological and genetic basis of gender differences, gender intersects with culture and other social locations which affect the socialization and development of women across their life span. This handbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date resource to understand the intersectionality of gender differences, to dispel myths, and to examine gender-relevant as well as culturally relevant implications and appropriate interventions. Featuring a truly international mix of contributors, and incorporating cross-cultural research and comparative perspectives, this handbook will inform mainstream psychology of the international literature on the psychology of women and gender.

The Female Brain

The Female Brain
Author: Louann Brizendine, M.D.
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2007-08-07
ISBN 10: 0767928415
ISBN 13: 9780767928410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Female Brain Book Review:

Since Dr. Brizendine wrote The Female Brain ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This New York Times bestseller has been translated into more than thirty languages, has sold nearly a million copies between editions, and has most recently inspired a romantic comedy starring Whitney Cummings and Sofia Vergara. And its profound scientific understanding of the nature and experience of the female brain continues to guide women as they pass through life stages, to help men better understand the girls and women in their lives, and to illuminate the delicate emotional machinery of a love relationship. Why are women more verbal than men? Why do women remember details of fights that men can’t remember at all? Why do women tend to form deeper bonds with their female friends than men do with their male counterparts? These and other questions have stumped both sexes throughout the ages. Now, pioneering neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, M.D., brings together the latest findings to show how the unique structure of the female brain determines how women think, what they value, how they communicate, and who they love. While doing research as a medical student at Yale and then as a resident and faculty member at Harvard, Louann Brizendine discovered that almost all of the clinical data in existence on neurology, psychology, and neurobiology focused exclusively on males. In response to the overwhelming need for information on the female mind, Brizendine established the first clinic in the country to study and treat women’s brain function. In The Female Brain, Dr. Brizendine distills all her findings and the latest information from the scientific community in a highly accessible book that educates women about their unique brain/body/behavior. The result: women will come away from this book knowing that they have a lean, mean, communicating machine. Men will develop a serious case of brain envy.

Sex Differences in the Human Brain their underpinnings and implications

Sex Differences in the Human Brain  their underpinnings and implications
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2010-12-03
ISBN 10: 9780444536310
ISBN 13: 0444536310
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex Differences in the Human Brain their underpinnings and implications Book Review:

This volume of Progress in Brain Research documents recent developments and research findings in relation to sex and how the brain’s function and behavior differs from men to women. Specific areas include cerebral function, morphology and organization, sexual dimorphism, neural origins,and genetics and epigenetics, as well as potential causes/affects of stress, pain, sexual orientation and identity and other social issues such as distribution of disorders across the sexes and autism. * Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field * Highlights areas for future research * Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry

Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1918
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924106144375
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry Book Review:

Alcohol and the Nervous System

Alcohol and the Nervous System
Author: Edith V. Sullivan,Adolf Pfefferbaum
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2014-10-08
ISBN 10: 0444626220
ISBN 13: 9780444626226
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alcohol and the Nervous System Book Review:

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, yet alcoholism remains a serious addiction affecting nearly 20 million Americans. Our current understanding of alcohol's effect on brain structure and related functional damage is being revolutionized by genetic research, basic neuroscience, brain imaging science, and systematic study of cognitive, sensory, and motor abilities. Volume 125 of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology is a comprehensive, in-depth treatise of studies on alcohol and the brain covering the basic understanding of alcohol's effect on the central nervous system, the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism, and prospect for recovery. The chapters within will be of interest to clinical neurologists, neuropsychologists, and researchers in all facets and levels of the neuroscience of alcohol and alcoholism. The first focused reference specifically on alcohol and the brain Details our current understanding of how alcohol impacts the central nervous system Covers clinical and social impact of alcohol abuse disorders and the biomedical consequences of alcohol abuse Includes section on neuroimaging of neurochemical markers and brain function

Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer s Disease

Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer s Disease
Author: Maria Teresa Ferretti,Annemarie Schumacher Dimech,Antonella Chadha Santuccione
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 301
Release: 2021-05-15
ISBN 10: 9780128193440
ISBN 13: 0128193441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer s Disease Book Review:

Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Disease: The Women's Brain Project offers, for the first time, a critical overview of the evidence documenting sex and gender differences in AD neurobiology, biomarkers, clinical presentation, treatment, clinical trials and their outcomes and impact on caregivers. This knowledge is crucial for clinical development, digital health solutions, and as social and psychological support to AD families. Presents comprehensive and critical reviews of sex differences in Alzheimer's disease Combines the knowledge and points-of-view of neuroscientists, medical doctors, psychologists and AI experts for a 360 degree view on the topic and its possible implications Edited by the Women's Brain Project, the leading NGO in the field of sex differences in neuroscience

First Episode Psychosis

First Episode Psychosis
Author: Katherine J. Aitchison,Robin M. Murray,Patrick J. R. Power,Eva M. Tsapakis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1999-02-17
ISBN 10: 9781853174353
ISBN 13: 1853174351
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

First Episode Psychosis Book Review:

The new edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated to include the latest data concerning treatment of first-episode patients. Drawing from their experience, the authors discuss the presentation and assessment of the first psychotic episode and review the appropriate use of antipsychotic agents and psychosocial approaches in effective management.

Hemisyndromes Psychobiology Neurology Psychiatry

Hemisyndromes  Psychobiology  Neurology  Psychiatry
Author: Michael Myslobodsky
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 493
Release: 1983
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015006034162
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hemisyndromes Psychobiology Neurology Psychiatry Book Review:

Gender Differences in Different Contexts

Gender Differences in Different Contexts
Author: Aida Alvinius
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2017-02-01
ISBN 10: 9535129058
ISBN 13: 9789535129059
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gender Differences in Different Contexts Book Review:

The development of gender differences as an area of research has been rapid over the last decades. Varieties of studies have focused on the gender differences as well as the similarities of women and men. The common purpose of the research attempt is to find out the possibilities and even the consequences of gender differences and the impact on human beings on one side, and social and cultural environment on the other. This book is an attempt to provide theoretical and empirical framework to better understand gender differences in various contexts and on different levels. Therefore, the contributions cover an array of themes that span from an individual level to an organizational and societal level.

The Oxford Handbook of Gender Sex and Crime

The Oxford Handbook of Gender  Sex  and Crime
Author: Rosemary Gartner,Bill McCarthy
Publsiher: Oxford Handbooks
Total Pages: 723
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 0199838704
ISBN 13: 9780199838707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Gender Sex and Crime Book Review:

The editors, Rosemary Gartner and Bill McCarthy, have assembled a diverse cast of criminologists, historians, legal scholars, psychologists, and sociologists from a number of countries to discuss key concepts and debates central to the field. The Handbook includes examinations of the historical and contemporary patterns of women's and men's involvement in crime; as well as biological, psychological, and social science perspectives on gender, sex, and criminal activity. Several essays discuss the ways in which sex and gender influence legal and popular reactions to crime. An important theme throughout The Handbook is the intersection of sex and gender with ethnicity, class, age, peer groups, and community as influences on crime and justice. Individual chapters investigate both conventional topics - such as domestic abuse and sexual violence - and topics that have only recently drawn the attention of scholars - such as human trafficking, honor killing, gender violence during war, state rape, and genocide.

Sex Differences in the Brain From Genes to Behavior

Sex Differences in the Brain From Genes to Behavior
Author: Jill B. Becker,Karen J. Berkley,Nori Geary,Elizabeth Hampson,James P. Herman,Elizabeth Young
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2007-12-04
ISBN 10: 9780195311587
ISBN 13: 0195311582
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex Differences in the Brain From Genes to Behavior Book Review:

Sex is a fundamentally important biological variable. Recent years have seen significant progress in the integration of sex in many aspects of basic and clinical research, including analyses of sex differences in brain function. Significant advances in the technology available for studying the endocrine and nervous systems are now coupled with a more sophisticated awareness of the interconnections of these two communication systems of the body. A thorough understanding of the current knowledge, conceptual approaches, methodological capabilities, and challenges is a prerequisite to continued progress in research and therapeutics in this interdisciplinary area.Sex Differences in the Brain provides scientists with the basic tools for investigating sex differences in brain and behavior and insight into areas where important progress in understanding physiologically relevant sex differences has already been made. This book was edited and co-authored by members of the Isis Fund Network on Sex, Gender, Drugs and the Brain, sponsored by the Society for Womens Health Research.The book is arranged in three parts. The first part of the book introduces the study of sex differences in the brain, with an overview of how the brain, stress systems, and pharmacogenetics differ in males and females and how this information is important for the study of behavior and neurobiology of both genders. The second part presents examples of sex differences in neurobiology and behavior from both basic and clinical research perspectives, covering both humans and nonhuman animals. The final part discusses sex differences in the neurobiology of disease and neurological disorders.For interested individuals as well as those who are considering conducting research at the intersections of endocrinology, neuroscience, and other areas of biomedicine, the study of sex differences offers exciting and challenging questions and perspectives. This book is intended as a guide and resource for clinicians, scientists, and students.

A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders

A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders
Author: Federico Durbano
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2015-09-09
ISBN 10: 9535121499
ISBN 13: 9789535121497
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders Book Review:

This book, the ideal following of the previous New Insights into Anxiety Disorders, collects papers of a number of clinical psychiatrists all over the world, giving their contribution to the comprehension and clinical management of anxiety disorders. Following the previously edited book on anxiety, this new one will focus on some specific clinical issues such as PTSD, psychosomatics, and complementary approaches to anxiety management themes which were not discussed in the previous book.

Sex and Cognition

Sex and Cognition
Author: Doreen Kimura
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 217
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780262611640
ISBN 13: 0262611643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sex and Cognition Book Review:

This text provides an overview of what is known about the neural and hormonal bases of sex differences in behaviour, particularly in cognitive ability, and suggests that the effect of sex hormones on brain organisation occur early in life.

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults Third Edition

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults  Third Edition
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2015-07-29
ISBN 10: 0890424659
ISBN 13: 9780890424650
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults Third Edition Book Review:

Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust in 2011, there has been an increasing emphasis on assuring that clinical practice guidelines are trustworthy, developed in a transparent fashion, and based on a systematic review of the available research evidence. To align with the IOM recommendations and to meet the new requirements for inclusion of a guideline in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), American Psychiatric Association (APA) has adopted a new process for practice guideline development. Under this new process APA's practice guidelines also seek to provide better clinical utility and usability. Rather than a broad overview of treatment for a disorder, new practice guidelines focus on a set of discrete clinical questions of relevance to an overarching subject area. A systematic review of evidence is conducted to address these clinical questions and involves a detailed assessment of individual studies. The quality of the overall body of evidence is also rated and is summarized in the practice guideline. With the new process, recommendations are determined by weighing potential benefits and harms of an intervention in a specific clinical context. Clear, concise, and actionable recommendation statements help clinicians to incorporate recommendations into clinical practice, with the goal of improving quality of care. The new practice guideline format is also designed to be more user friendly by dividing information into modules on specific clinical questions. Each module has a consistent organization, which will assist users in finding clinically useful and relevant information quickly and easily. This new edition of the practice guidelines on psychiatric evaluation for adults is the first set of the APA's guidelines developed under the new guideline development process. These guidelines address the following nine topics, in the context of an initial psychiatric evaluation: review of psychiatric symptoms, trauma history, and treatment history; substance use assessment; assessment of suicide risk; assessment for risk of aggressive behaviors; assessment of cultural factors; assessment of medical health; quantitative assessment; involvement of the patient in treatment decision making; and documentation of the psychiatric evaluation. Each guideline recommends or suggests topics to include during an initial psychiatric evaluation. Findings from an expert opinion survey have also been taken into consideration in making recommendations or suggestions. In addition to reviewing the available evidence on psychiatry evaluation, each guideline also provides guidance to clinicians on implementing these recommendations to enhance patient care.