Biology of Depression : From Novel Insights to Therapeutic by Julio Licinio, Ma-Li Wong

By Julio Licinio, Ma-Li Wong

Said by way of the WHO and the realm financial institution to be the fourth explanation for incapacity around the globe, melancholy can most sensible be defined from a genetic viewpoint as a fancy affliction of gene-environment interactions. this can be the 1st significant connection with hide the scientific points of this universal and complicated illness of unknown reason. Readers also will find out about our present knowing of the psychosocial, environmental, organic, and genetic features of melancholy. The authors are the world over famous specialists from top educational and commercial environments, and so they current the positive aspects, benefits, and barriers of animal types whereas reviewing candidate organic structures and genetic techniques. moreover, the booklet covers the real subject of the scientific results of melancholy, as clinicians and investigators more and more take pleasure in the way it negatively affects on cardiovascular functionality and bone mineral density. eventually, a separate part is dedicated to the biochemical and molecular foundation for present remedies, in addition to thoughts for using genomic instruments to find new ambitions for antidepressants and to foretell healing results.

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From Novel Insights to Therapeutic Strategies. Edited by Julio Licinio and Ma-Li Wong Copyright © 2005 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim ISBN: 3-527-30785-0 XXXII List of Contributors Liv Bode Project Bornavirus Infections Robert Koch Institute Nordufer 20 13353 Berlin Germany Philip J. Burguieres EMC Holdings and Houston Texans Reliant Stadium Two Reliant Park Houston, TX 77054 USA Catherine Bond Project Return: The Next Step 1138 Wilshire Blvd Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90017 USA Lucile Capuron Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA USA Brigitta Bondy Psychiatric Clinic University of Munich Nußbaumstrasse 7 80336 Munich Germany Robert M.

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