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Gion A. Caminada - Cul Zuffel d L'aura Dado (English, German, Hardcover): Gion A. Caminada, Jurg Conzett, Bettina... Gion A. Caminada - Cul Zuffel d L'aura Dado (English, German, Hardcover)
Gion A. Caminada, Jurg Conzett, Bettina Schlorhaufer, Peter Schmid, Martin Tschanz, …
R2,806 R1,893 Discovery Miles 18 930 Save R913 (33%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Gion A. Caminada has produced architectural work in Surselva, Grisons that is unique in being directly determined by the ecological, geographical and structural engineering premises of the location and the lifestyles of its population. The new edition includes the texts and project collection of Cul zuffel e l'aura dado and is extended to include a selection of more recent projects since 2015.

Early Markers in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990):... Early Markers in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990)
Philippe Dostert, Peter Riederer, Margherita Strolin Benedetti, Romeo Roncucci
R2,032 R1,684 Discovery Miles 16 840 Save R348 (17%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The aim of Early Markers in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases is to provide the reader with updated data on various approaches whose investigation and development could contribute to the discovery of early diag- nostic markers of these two degenerative diseases. Concerning Parkinson's disease, some of the topics dealt with in the book will help update the information previously reported in Early Diagnosis and Preventive Therapy in Parkinson's Disease. Concerning Alzheimer's disease, the scope and limitations of electrophysiological and brain imaging techniques with regards to early detection of the disease are documented. Various biochemical parameters, such as brain energy metabolism, levels of choline, and platelet monoamine oxidase activity are envisaged as some of the starting points for the discovery of early diagnostic markers of Alzheimer's disease.

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 5 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997): Peter... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 5 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997)
Peter Riederer, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, Yoshikuni Mizuno, W. Poewe, …
R2,040 R1,693 Discovery Miles 16 930 Save R347 (17%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Volume 5 of the series "Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration" is concerned with themes which are currently the focus of intensive research, and in which advances in our understanding of the pathological mechanisms un derlying neurodegenerative diseases are expected in the near future. The first section contains five reviews devoted to the various neuroimaging technolo gies. The discussion is concerned with the question of whether neuroimaging techniques make it possible to follow the process of degeneration as it occurs, and which methods offer the required sensitivity and quantifiability for this purpose. However, the question needs to be examined of whether, given the physical and chemical limitations of these techniques, even under optimal conditions, anatomical resolution can be improved to the extent that neuro degenerative diseases can be diagnosed earlier than currently possible and a confident diagnosis made. The possibilities of using neuroimaging techniques to provide information regarding the effects of neuroprotective or neuroregen erative therapeutic strategies, and for correlating the results of neuropsycho logical research with imaging data are also discussed. The second section is concerned with the significance of endogenous or exogenous neurotoxins as triggers for neurodegenerative processes that may lead to Parkinsonism. Vulnerability factors, which include such factors as nerve ending sensitivity, the synergistic effects of drugs and the various mechanisms underlying different toxins are discussed."

Oxidative Stress and Neuroprotection (Paperback, 2006 ed.): S. Hasan Parvez, Peter Riederer Oxidative Stress and Neuroprotection (Paperback, 2006 ed.)
S. Hasan Parvez, Peter Riederer
R4,646 R4,383 Discovery Miles 43 830 Save R263 (6%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

This book deals with basic and clinical aspects of monoamine oxidase (MAO) subtypes A and B highlighting its importance in neurological and psychiatric diseases. Consequently the therapeutic actions of MAO-A and -B inhibitors in Parkinson's disease (PK) and depression are the focus of several chapters. As MAO is the basis of the development of the "oxidative stress hypothesis" of PD, several chapters are devoted to iron and iron-induced oxidative stress in various experimental studies and clinical conditions. Based on these findings, new compounds have been developed which not only block MAO, but are in addition, either inhibitors of acetylcholine esterase or have iron chelating properties. The aspect of "preclinical" and "clinical" neuro protection as well as MAO neuroprotection are additional topics covered in this book. MAO, iron and neuroprotection are seen in the framework of general anti Parkinson's therapy with chapters on levodopa, dopaminergic receptor agonists and clinical issues.

Monoamine Oxidases and their Inhibitors, Volume 100 (Hardcover, New): Moussa Youdim, Peter Riederer Monoamine Oxidases and their Inhibitors, Volume 100 (Hardcover, New)
Moussa Youdim, Peter Riederer
R4,096 Discovery Miles 40 960 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research. In this volume, invited experts provide authoritative reviews on various aspects of Monoamine Oxidase and its Inhibitors.
Leading authors review state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future researchChapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics coveredAll chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist

Focus on Extrapyramidal Dysfunction (Hardcover, 2004 ed.): Thomas Muller, Peter Riederer Focus on Extrapyramidal Dysfunction (Hardcover, 2004 ed.)
Thomas Muller, Peter Riederer
R3,525 R3,335 Discovery Miles 33 350 Save R190 (5%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Experts in the fields of neurology, neuroscience, neurobiology and psychiatry review and present novel findings of basic and clinical research on extrapyramidal disorders and allied conditions. New insights on the nature of extrapyramidal dysfunction and its therapy in the fields of neurology, psychiatry and neuroscience are presented.

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 10 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003): R. Horowski,... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 10 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)
R. Horowski, Yoshikuni Mizuno, C.W. Olanow, W.H. Poewe, Peter Riederer, …
R4,266 R4,027 Discovery Miles 40 270 Save R239 (6%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The 10th International Winter Conference on Neurodegeneration (lWCN) has taken place from February 14-16,2002, at the lovely "SchloB Ziethen", an old prussian manor (in Prussia, 'faute de mieux', called 'SchloB', i. e. cas- tle or residence). This place is 20 km off Tegel Airport, Berlin's main airport, and has been beautifully restored by baroness Edith von Thiingen (nee von BUlow, i. e. of historical Prussian aristocracy); it lends itself rather perfectly for the IWCN type of small interdisciplinary workshops on neurodegenera- tion which combine short lectures with plenty of discussion. In this context, we could quote Alexander von Humboldt's famous opening words for one of the first international scientific meetings held at Berlin, on September 18, 1828: "The main purpose ...does not consist in a mutual reading of manuscripts all to be printed after at least one year in specialised publications, but in the personal communication amongst those who work in similar scientific fields; the oral and thus more stimulating exchange of ideas, might they represent facts, opinions or doubts; the foundation of friendly relations which convey illumination to our sciences, serene grace to our lives and tolerance and mildness to our habits . ..Berlin, Sept. 18, 1828 Alexander von Humboldt To the IWCN aficionado, it may come as a little surprise that this is the pub- lication of the 10th Winter Conference as this might mean that they must have missed number 9.

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 10 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003): R. Horowski,... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 10 (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)
R. Horowski, Yoshihisa Mizuno, C.W. Olanow, W. Poewe, Peter Riederer, …
R3,734 R3,528 Discovery Miles 35 280 Save R206 (6%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The 10th International Winter Conference on Neurodegeneration (lWCN) has taken place from February 14-16,2002, at the lovely "SchloB Ziethen," an old prussian manor (in Prussia, 'faute de mieux', called 'SchloB', i. e. cas tle or residence). This place is 20 km off Tegel Airport, Berlin's main airport, and has been beautifully restored by baroness Edith von Thiingen (nee von BUlow, i. e. of historical Prussian aristocracy); it lends itself rather perfectly for the IWCN type of small interdisciplinary workshops on neurodegenera tion which combine short lectures with plenty of discussion. In this context, we could quote Alexander von Humboldt's famous opening words for one of the first international scientific meetings held at Berlin, on September 18, 1828: "The main purpose . . . does not consist in a mutual reading of manuscripts all to be printed after at least one year in specialised publications, but in the personal communication amongst those who work in similar scientific fields; the oral and thus more stimulating exchange of ideas, might they represent facts, opinions or doubts; the foundation of friendly relations which convey illumination to our sciences, serene grace to our lives and tolerance and mildness to our habits . . . Berlin, Sept. 18, 1828 Alexander von Humboldt To the IWCN aficionado, it may come as a little surprise that this is the pub lication of the 10th Winter Conference as this might mean that they must have missed number 9."

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000): Peter Riederer, Donald B... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000)
Peter Riederer, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, Yoshihisa Mizuno, C.W. Olanow, …
R3,064 R2,901 Discovery Miles 29 010 Save R163 (5%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The 8th International Winter Conference on Neurodegeneration from Febru- ary 9 to 13, 2000 took place in Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany. The interest shown in this symposium, which was carried by invited speakers only, was striking. 28 lectures in 5 sessions dealt with themes on basic science and therapy strategies for neurodegenerative illness. This time especially basic mechanism of cell death and resulting causal treatment possibilities were centre themes of the lectures and lively discussions. In accordance with tradi- tion 5 lectures on Multiple Sclerosis finished the convention. 60 scientists from 13 countries discussed current questions to these themes. The Symposium started with a lecture on the history of the develop- ment of modern-L-DOPA-therapy. Lectures on cell death of dopaminergic nerve cells, new valuation regarding assembly, built up and function of neuromelanin of Substantia nigra and with this, the question of the physio- logic and pathobiochemical role of dopamine and neuromelanin built the first block of themes which consequently extended to molecular and genetic aspects of cell death. Highlights of the symposium were neuroprotective and neuroregenerative future therapy strategies together with discussions on the difficulties of clinical neuroprotection. Developmental biological aspects on nerve cells, reorganisation and neurodegeneration showed a stimulating point of view of momentary and future development possibilities of new and more causal forms of therapy of neurodegenerative illness.

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 7 (Paperback, 2000 ed.): Yoshikuni Mizuno, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, W.... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 7 (Paperback, 2000 ed.)
Yoshikuni Mizuno, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, W. Poewe, Peter Riederer, …
R1,422 Discovery Miles 14 220 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

7th International Winter Conference on Neurodegeneration

MAO - The Mother of all Amine Oxidases (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998): Peter Riederer, K.F. Tipton MAO - The Mother of all Amine Oxidases (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998)
Peter Riederer, K.F. Tipton
R1,276 Discovery Miles 12 760 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Monoamine oxidase (MAO) is linked to psychiatric and neurological disorders, because inhibitors of the enzyme are used clinically for treatment of affective disorders and Parkinson s disease. One of the interesting new aspects of MAO is the occurrence in the human population of deletions of genes coding for one or the other enzyme subtype (A or B). This leads to the possibility of a genetic basis for psychiatric disorders based on MAO. Subjects with deletions of type A or B, and combined deletions, have been described. In the first group of 6 papers in this book, the occurrence and characterization of these phenotypes, as well as the structure of MAO genes, is explored. Advances in the biochemistry of MAO subtypes and their physiological function and localization in brain and periphery is included. Other sections of the book deal with the neuroprotective action of MAO inhibitors and their pharmacology, especially the pharmacology of new MAO-B inhibitors."

Iron in Central Nervous System Disorders (Paperback): Peter Riederer, M.B.H. Youdim Iron in Central Nervous System Disorders (Paperback)
Peter Riederer, M.B.H. Youdim
R1,697 Discovery Miles 16 970 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The role of the metals copper, zinc, magnesium, lead, manganese, mercury, lithium and aluminium in neuropsychiatric disease are well known and has been discussed on several occasions. Yet little attention has been paid to iron, the most abundant transitional metal in the body and the earth's crust. Iron plays a major role as a cofactor of numerous metabolic enzymes, it is important for DNA and protein synthesis, and has a crucial role in the oxygen carrying capacity of haemoglobin. Some of the most devastating diseases of systemic organs are associated with abnormal iron metabolism. Yet only very recently its role in the central nervous system has been considered. Thus nutritional iron defi ciency and iron overload afflict some 500-600 million people. It is also well recognized that too little or too much iron can produce profound effects on the metabolic state of the cell, and therefore the regulation of iron uptake and disposition is tightly relegated by the cell. Its transport into the cell and storage are handled by transferrin, ferritin and haemo siderin. Nowhere are these processes so well recognized as in the case of brain iron metabolism. Iron does not have ready access to the adult brain as it does to other tissues, since it does not cross the blood brain barrier (BBB). All the iron present in brain is deposited before the closure of BBB at an early age where it is sequestered and conserved. Therefore its turnover is extremely slow."

Amine Oxidases and Their Impact on Neurobiology - Proceedings of the 4th International Amine Oxidases Workshop, Wurzburg,... Amine Oxidases and Their Impact on Neurobiology - Proceedings of the 4th International Amine Oxidases Workshop, Wurzburg, Federal Republic of Germany, July 7-10, 1990 (Paperback)
Peter Riederer, Moussa B.H. Youdim
R2,058 Discovery Miles 20 580 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

The Amine Oxidase Workshop was the brain child of Brian Callingham and Keith Tipton. The present book is the proceedings of the fourth in the series and in the past we have dedicated our meeting to individuals who have made significant fundamental contributions to the biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology of this interesting group of enzymes. The present meeting is not an exception because we have gathered here in Wtirzburg to honour an individual whose outstanding work on the autonomic pharmacology has span ned more than 30 years and whose contribution has made a vast impact in our understanding of the kinetic relationship between amine metabolism (that uptake and enzymatic inactivation) and adrenergic neurotransmission. We speak of course of Professor Ullrich Trendelenburg, or Ulli as he likes to be known. Like the amine oxidases, he has a unique place in Pharmacology. Professor Trendelenburg was born on the eve of the new year of 1922 in the city of Rostock in northern Germany, where his father was Professor of Pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine of Rostock. His father accepted the offer to take over the corresponding chair in Freiburg im Breisgrau (in Southern Germany). As the youngest of four children, Ulli grew up mainly in the garden of the department, in the animal quarters and in the workshop. Of the various coworkers of his father, one he liked especially was Otto Krayer, the young pharmacologist."

Alzheimer's Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics (Paperback): Konrad Maurer, Peter Riederer,... Alzheimer's Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics (Paperback)
Konrad Maurer, Peter Riederer, Helmut Beckmann
R1,737 Discovery Miles 17 370 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Dementia of Alzheimer type (DAT), multiinfarct dementia (MID) and dementia occurring in the course of Parkinson's disease (PD +D) now make up one of the largest categories of chronic diseases in the elderly. In addition to the burden those illnesses impose on the affected individuals and their families they consume large socio-economic re- sources. In the light of all the above mentioned features, it seemed to us that a Symposium on behalf of the 125th Anniversary of Birth of Aloys Alzheimer was particularly well-suited to help to advance research on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. This International Symposium combined with a Satellite Symposium about "Clinical Aspects of Alz- heimer Dementias" took place in June 1989 in Wiirzburg and has been organized by the Psychiatric Departments of the Universities of Wiirzburg and Munich (H. Beckmann, K. Maurer, P. Riederer, H. Hippius and H. Lauter) and the Department of Pathochemistry and General Neurochemistry of the University of Heidelberg (S. Hoyer). In the chapters which follow, thorough reviews of recognized authorities in the field of dementia are given in the four main fields of epidemiology, neuropathology, neurochemistry and clinics. This Symposium and the edition of this book would not have been possible without the generous support of E. Merck, Darmstadt. In particular we gratefully acknowledge the efforts undertaken by Mr. Hernandez-Meyer to organizing this symposium and to publish this book. Furthermore we are grateful to the secretarial help by Mrs. Moeslein, Miss Philipp and Miss Grabner.

The Role of Brain Dopamine (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989): Peter Riederer The Role of Brain Dopamine (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)
Peter Riederer; Contributions by Peter Riederer, E. Sofic, C. Konradi, J. Kornhuber, …
R2,638 R2,499 Discovery Miles 24 990 Save R139 (5%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

As in other volumes in the series, this newest volume conveys up-to-date knowledge in a clear and straightforward manner. It begins with a survey of the neurobiological functions of the brain, with the emphasis on Parkinson's disease. This is followed by a presentation of the role of dopamine in the regulation of human anterior pituitary function. The final two chapters concentrate on the dopamine receptors: first, the binding sites are characterized and the biochemical and physiological consequences of dopamine-receptor stimulation are discussed and, finally, there is a report on the topology of a dopamine-receptor model that can account comprehensively for agonists and antagonists.

Early Diagnosis and Preventive Therapy in Parkinson's Disease (Paperback): Horst Przuntek, Peter Riederer Early Diagnosis and Preventive Therapy in Parkinson's Disease (Paperback)
Horst Przuntek, Peter Riederer
R1,723 Discovery Miles 17 230 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

At the time when "Parkinson's Disease" is diagnosed in a patient, roughly two thirds of dopaminergic neurons of substantia nigra are already degenerated. The onset of the disease must, therefore, be much earlier. This book deals with early diagnosis and early preventive treatment which may sustain the process underlying the disease. By use of psychometric, kinesiologic, physiologic, histologic, biochemical, endocrinologic, pharmacologic and imaging techniques, including positron-emission tomography and brain mapping, specialists tried to focus on new diagnostic criteria. New methods including psychometric evaluation, apparative measurement of movement, analysis of peripheral blood and urinary constituents have supplemented this approach. It has been agreed that early preventive therapy consists of low dosis of L-DOPA plus benserazide, L-deprenyl and dopaminergic agonists.

Morbus Parkinson Selegilin (R-(-)-Deprenyl); Movergan (R) - Ein neues Therapiekonzept (Paperback, 1988 ed.): Peter Riederer,... Morbus Parkinson Selegilin (R-(-)-Deprenyl); Movergan (R) - Ein neues Therapiekonzept (Paperback, 1988 ed.)
Peter Riederer, Horst Przuntek
R1,706 Discovery Miles 17 060 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Internationales Parkinson-Symposium, Berlin, 23. bis 25. Januar 1987

Transmitter Biochemistry of Human Brain Tissue - Proceedings of the Symposium held at the 12th CINP Congress, Goeteborg,... Transmitter Biochemistry of Human Brain Tissue - Proceedings of the Symposium held at the 12th CINP Congress, Goeteborg, Sweden, June, 1980 (Paperback, 1st ed. 1981)
Earl Usdin, Peter Riederer
R1,323 Discovery Miles 13 230 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days
Neuro-Psychopharmaka Ein Therapie-Handbuch - Band 2: Tranquilizer Und Hypnotika (German, Paperback, Softcover Reprint of the... Neuro-Psychopharmaka Ein Therapie-Handbuch - Band 2: Tranquilizer Und Hypnotika (German, Paperback, Softcover Reprint of the Original 1st 1995 ed.)
M. Berger; Edited by Peter Riederer, Gerd Laux; Contributions by U Bongartz, K Broich; Edited by …
R1,758 R1,427 Discovery Miles 14 270 Save R331 (19%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Die in sich abgeschlossenen Einzelbande des Werkes Neuro-Psychopharmaka stehen in ihrer Vollstandigkeit den in Klinik und Praxis tatigen Nervenarzten, Psychiatern und Neurologen sowie Grundlagenforschern als kompetentes Standardwerk der Psychopharmakologie zur Verfugung. Die Mitarbeit namhafter Experten burgt fur hoechste wissenschaftliche Kompetenz unter Einbeziehung neuester klinischer und biochemisch-pharmakologischer Befunde. Intensive redaktionelle Bearbeitung sichert eine strikte Gliederung des Textes und einheitliche Abbildungen, wobei groesster Wert darauf gelegt wird, die komplexe Thematik ubersichtlich darzustellen. Fur eine rasche Vermittlung praxisrelevanter Informationen sorgen UEbersichtstabellen; den einzelnen Kapiteln sind zusatzlich ausfuhrliche Hinweise auf die Literatur beigegeben. Jeder Band wird durch ein umfangreiches Praparate- und Sachverzeichnis der in deutschsprachigen Landern verfugbaren Substanzen erganzt.

Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology - Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2007):... Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology - Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2007)
Moussa B.H. Youdim; Edited by (editors-in-chief) Abel Lajtha; Volume editing by Peter Riederer, Sylvia A. Mandel, Leontino Battistin
R3,686 R3,484 Discovery Miles 34 840 Save R202 (5%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days
Focus on Extrapyramidal Dysfunction (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004): Thomas Muller, Peter Riederer Focus on Extrapyramidal Dysfunction (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004)
Thomas Muller, Peter Riederer
R3,249 R3,072 Discovery Miles 30 720 Save R177 (5%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Experts in the fields of neurology, neuroscience, neurobiology and psychiatry review and present novel findings of basic and clinical research on extrapyramidal disorders and allied conditions. New insights on the nature of extrapyramidal dysfunction and its therapy in the fields of neurology, psychiatry and neuroscience are presented.

Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 7 (Hardcover, 2000 ed.): Yoshikuni Mizuno, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, W.... Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration - Volume 7 (Hardcover, 2000 ed.)
Yoshikuni Mizuno, Donald B Calne, R. Horowski, W. Poewe, Peter Riederer, …
R2,355 R1,950 Discovery Miles 19 500 Save R405 (17%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

We organized the Seventh International Winter Conference on Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation in a small town of Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture in Japan on January 20 to 22, 1999. Karuizawa is a nice summer as well as winter resort close to the place for winter Olympic game in the year of 1998. Over 40 scientists gathered together and made hot discussion. Neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation are two major and important neurologic disorders, in which satisfactory neuroprotective and neurorestorative treatment is not available yet. For this purpose, understanding of molecular mechanisms of neuronal cell death in these two disorders is imperative. Recently, pathologic processes common to these two groups of disorders have been identified such as the involvement of inflammatory changes, microglia, cytokines, and apoptosis. We intended to involve scientists working in these two major fields together to participate in hot and fruitful discussion for the understanding of neuronal death and for developing newer methods of treatment. The science is progressing so rapidly today and we are working in a very narrow specialized area. Sometimes, we are ignorant about important discoveries in other fields. This conference was a nice opportunity for scien tists working different areas to meet together and to exchange their experi ence. This volume is the proceedings of this Winter Conference.

Understanding the Neurotransmitters: Key to the Workings of the Brain (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.... Understanding the Neurotransmitters: Key to the Workings of the Brain (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)
W. Birkmayer, Peter Riederer; Translated by Karl Blau
R1,688 Discovery Miles 16 880 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Walther Birkmayer, one of the co-discoverers of the neuro- chemical causes of Parkinson's disease and of its treatment by neurotransmitter-replacement therapy, and his former col- laborator and colleague Peter Riederer have succeeded in this book in giving us an outline and overview of current knowl- edge of the biochemistry of the brain and synaptic transmis- sion between nerve cells, together with an appreciation of how these factors relate to recent findings in human behavioural science, an area in which both authors have made substantial contributions. Ethology is the systematic study of behaviour, and its impor- tance was recognized by the award of the Nobel Prize for Medicine to its founders and principal exponents Konrad Lorenz, Niko Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. Human behav- ioural science extends their methods to human beings, and we owe the application of these methods in the human field to among others Irenaeus von Eibl-Eibesfeldt as far as normal human behaviour is concerned, and to Dieter von Ploog for the study of abnormal behaviour. These workers have played a decisive part in helping us to understand the biological factors that govern human behaviour. Fundamental to all these stud- ies is the way we humans feel, and thanks to our ability to express our feelings, thoughts and emotions in words, we can accurately describe these feelings, thoughts and emotions, not only in normal circumstances but also when we believe them to be disturbed.

Neuro-Psychopharmaka Ein Therapie-Handbuch - Band 4. Neuroleptika (German, Paperback, 2nd 2. Aufl. 1998. Softcover Reprint of... Neuro-Psychopharmaka Ein Therapie-Handbuch - Band 4. Neuroleptika (German, Paperback, 2nd 2. Aufl. 1998. Softcover Reprint of the Original 2nd 1998 ed.)
Peter Riederer, Gerd Laux, Walter Poldinger
R1,799 Discovery Miles 17 990 Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

Die in sich abgeschlossenen Einzelbande des Werkes Neuro-Psychopharmaka stehen in ihrer Vollstandigkeit den in Klinik und Praxis tatigen Nervenarzten, Psychiatern und Neurologen sowie Grundlagenforschern als kompetentes Standardwerk der Psychopharmakologie zur Verfugung. Die Mitarbeit namhafter Experten burgt fur hoechste wissenschaftliche Kompetenz unter Einbeziehung neuester klinischer und biochemisch-pharmakologischer Befunde. Intensive redaktionelle Bearbeitung sichert eine strikte Gliederung des Textes und einheitliche Abbildungen, wobei groesster Wert darauf gelegt wird, die komplexe Thematik ubersichtlich darzustellen. Fur eine rasche Vermittlung praxisrelevanter Informationen sorgen UEbersichtstabellen; den einzelnen Kapiteln sind zusatzlich ausfuhrliche Hinweise auf die Literatur beigegeben. Jeder Band wird durch ein umfangreiches Praparate- und Sachverzeichnis der in deutschsprachigen Landern verfugbaren Substanzen erganzt.

Neuro-Psychopharmaka - Ein Therapie-Handbuch Band 1: Allgemeine Grundlagen Der Pharmakopsychiatrie (German, Paperback,... Neuro-Psychopharmaka - Ein Therapie-Handbuch Band 1: Allgemeine Grundlagen Der Pharmakopsychiatrie (German, Paperback, Softcover Reprint of the Original 1st 1992 ed.)
Peter Riederer, Gerd Laux
R2,203 R1,775 Discovery Miles 17 750 Save R428 (19%) Shipped within 20 - 25 working days

"... in der Tat umfassend, und den Herausgebern ist zu ihrem luckenlosen Konzept ... zu gratulieren ... sollte wunschen, dass das Handbuch nicht nur in der Handbibliothek der in Klinik und Praxis tatigen Neurologen und Psychiater sowie in der Forschung stehenden Pharmakologen, sondern auch in denen der ubrigen medizinischen Fachdisziplinen stehen moege, zumal gerade sie nicht selten diese Medikamentengruppe therapeutisch einsetzen." Zentralblatt Neurologie/Psychiatrie "Das Therapie-Handbuch 'Neuro-Psychopharmaka' ist die deutschsprachige Alternative zu einem international bekannten Standardwerk der Psychopharmakologie. An den sechs Banden des Therapie-Handbuches sind uber 100 Autoren beteiligt. ... Der erste Band dieses deutschsprachigen Handbuchs mit seinen wertvollen Einzelbeitragen, Abbildungen, Tabellen und Literaturhinweisen ist vielversprechend fur das Gesamtwerk." Arzneimittel-Forschung/Drug Research "Auch in der Zeit schmaler Bibliotheks-Budgets sollte diese Handbuch-Reihe zur Grundausstattung einer jeden Fachbibliothek gehoeren." Krankenhauspsychiatrie

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