Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology in Psychiatry

ISBN : 9780198739609

David Linden
192 Pages
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Mar 2016
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An introduction to Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology in Psychiatry, this book explains the basic physics and physiology behind the main techniques of neuroimaging, including MRI and PET, and non-invasive neurophysiology. This title covers all the clinically relevant aspects of neuroimaging and neurophysiology methods. It includes individual chapters on techniques, diagnostic disease markers, and neurophysiological treatments to ensure psychiatrists are familiar with the clinical relevance of reported abnormalities. With the latest research, Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology in Psychiatry is an invaluable and easy-to-read reference that will help practising psychiatrists in the evaluation of the use of neuroimaging methods in clinical, research, and forensic settings.


1 Clinical and Research Uses of Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology in Psychiatry
2 Techniques of Neuroimaging: X-ray, CT, MRI, PET, SPECT
3 Techniques of Neurophysiology and Brain Stimulation
4 Clinical Indications of Neuroimaging in Psychiatry
5 Clinical Indications of EEG in Psychiatry
6 Neuroimaging and diagnostic disease markers
7 Neuroimaging & Mechanisms of Mental Disorders
8 Neuroimaging and Mind Reading
9 Imaging of treatment effects
10 Neurophysiological treatments

About the author: 

David Linden is head of the neuroimaging/human behavioural genetics theme group in the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics and Professor of Translational Neuroscience at Cardiff University (since 2011). He is also Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist/ Neuropsychiatrist at Cardiff and Vale UHB. He has 20 years of experience in neuroscience and psychiatric research, using mainly non-invasive techniques of neuroimaging and neurophysiology and behavioural/psychometric methods.

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