PSYCHIATRY

Deep Brain Stimulation: A Promising Therapeutic Approach to the Treatment of Severe Depressed Patients — Current Evidence and Intrinsic Mechanisms

Oct 20, 2017 by in PSYCHIATRY Comments Off on Deep Brain Stimulation: A Promising Therapeutic Approach to the Treatment of Severe Depressed Patients — Current Evidence and Intrinsic Mechanisms

Fig. 19.1 General schematic representation of the VC/VS and NAc as targets for refractory MDD The ventral striatum complex includes the NAc, another region that was proposed as a DBS…

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Mechanisms Involved in Memory Processes: Alterations Induced by Psychostimulants—Targeting the Central AT1 Receptors

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The psychostimulant administration was observed to either improve (+), interfere (−) or have no effect (=) in the performance of rodents and humans in several learning trials: PA passive avoidance,…

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Cognitive Impairment/Dementia in Chronic Renal Disease

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Central nervous system Peripheral nervous system Uremic encephalopathy Seizures Cognitive Impairment/dementia/delirium Cerebrovascular disease  Intracerebral hemorrhage  Cerebral micro-bleeds  Cerebral infarction  Silent cerebral infarction  White matter lesions Dialysis encephalopathy/dementia Dialysis-induced abnormalities  Dialysis…

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Psychotropic Medication Use in the Elderly

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Fig. 22.1 Features and problems encountered in old age High levels of potentially inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic medicines, in particular antipsychotics and sedatives, continue to be highlighted in Australia, especially…

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