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Biology of Depression

From Novel Insights to Therapeutic Strategies (2 vol. set)

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Published by Wiley-VCH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemistry,
  • Other Branches of Medicine,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Medical / Psychiatry,
  • Science / Genetics,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJulio Licinio (Editor), Ma-Li Wong (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1095
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12767184M
    ISBN 103527307850
    ISBN 109783527307852

    Defining depression (Major Depressive Disorder) Depression 5+ of the following symptoms present for 2 weeks: 1. Depressed mood every day 2. Diminished pleasure / interest in daily activities every day 3. Significant change in weight 4. Insomnia or hypersomnia every day 5. Psychomotor agitation or retardation every day 6. Fatigue every day 7.   “The books of Francis Mondimore, a professor at Johns Hopkins, are all very good,” McInniss says. Mondimore has written several books on bipolar disorder and depression.

      This book is a miraculous synthesis of scholarly domains, and at the same time laudably careful in its determination to point out at every step the limits of our knowledge. - In this video I'm going to talk about the biological basis of depression. Depression. And I'm not talking about just a passing bad mood but I'm talking about major depressive disorder. Major depressive disorder is a major cause of distress, disability and death from suicide. It is the prototype of the category of mental illnesses called the.

    Depression: Theories and Treatments presents a thorough overview of the major issues in the study and treatment of depression. In one volume it examines all the major theoretical, assessment, and treatment strategies, and based on the most recent research offers clear explanations of the psychological, biological, and cultural aspects of than favoring a particular treatment. Major depression is a mood disorder characterized by a sense of inadequacy, despondency, decreased activity, pessimism, anhedonia and sadness where these symptoms severely disrupt and adversely.


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Biology of Depression Download PDF EPUB FB2

About Biology of Depression book book Reported by the WHO and the World Bank to be the fourth cause of disability worldwide, depression can best be explained from a genetic perspective as a complex disorder of gene-environment interactions.

This is the first major reference to cover the clinical aspects of this common and complex disorder of unknown cause. Biology of Depression: From Novel Insights to Therapeutic Strategies (2 vol.

set) Hardcover – Ma by Julio Licinio (Editor), Ma-Li Wong (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover. Neurobiology of Depression: Road to Novel Therapeutics synthesizes the basic neurobiology of major depressive disorder with discussions on the most recent advances in research, including the interacting pathways implicated in the pathophysiology of MDD, omics technologies, genetic approaches, and the development of novel optogenetic approaches that are changing research perspectives and revolutionizing research into depression Price: $ Written and Illustrated by Pete Casale | Aug There's a lot to be said about the biology of depression, explained today in Dr Robert Sapolsky's overview of the genetics, neurochemistry and psychology of depression.

There are a lot of terrible diseases out there. Elephant man disease, prion disease, dying of old age at 11 disease. Across the world, scientists have uncovered evidence for nine different causes.

Some are in our biology – but most are in the way we are living today. This New York Times best-selling book – lauded by everyone from Oprah to Elton John – offers a radical new way of thinking about this crisis.

It shows that once we understand the real causes, we can turn to pioneering new solutions – ones that. Abstract Depressive disorder is a long term, relapsing condition associated with high levels of disability and mortality.

It has a neurobiological basis and is associated with functional and. Biology of Depressive Disorders You may have heard that depression is the result of a simple imbalance of brain chemicals.

Although brain chemicals are certainly part of the cause, this explanation is too simple. Even just considering the biological dimension of depression, the brain has multiple layers of issues that are involved.

An excellent book on how the diagnosis of depression has evolved. It’s a sharp, and often funny, critique of the biomedical approach to depression. The Happiness Trap: How to. These books won't cure you of your depression, but they will occupy your mind while you work things through.

For those of you who haven't experienced depression. Available in: second of two parts compares and contrasts the biology of depression with other, clinically overlapping disorders such as Due to COVID, orders may be Price: $ Biology of Depression - Psychoneuroimmunology Rashmi Nemade, Ph.D., edited by Kathryn Patricelli, MA Psychoneuroimmunology is a specialized field of research that studies the interactions between the brain, psychology, and the immune system.

This field primarily centers on our body's reaction to stress. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Biology of depression. London: Gaskell; Washington, D.C.: distributed in North America by American Psychiatric Press, © Depression is one of the most common psychological disorders in children and adolescents, often presenting as a severe, chronic, and recurring condition with a high risk of self-harm and suicide.

Normal brain development during adolescence is necessary to put into context when investigating the biology of adolescent depression. Biology of Depression – Neurotransmitters.

A literal ton of research has been done on the causes of depression. Below is a brief discussion of the multiple biological, psychological and social factors that have been identified as being related to the development of depression. In context of the Diathesis-Stress hypothesis, the biological factors typically function as diatheses, the psychological factors may serve.

Ultimately, one key to solving the mystery of depression lies in genetics. Identifying specific genetic variations that confer risk (or resistance) for depression will likely be the essential first step in categorizing depression based on its underlying biology.

Knowing these genetic abnormalities will then make it possible to establish bona fide animal models of depression, and begin a long process of. This book gives a great description of what went on during the Great Depression.

It is especially strong in describing the policy response. It was published inbut is still the book I go to when I want to know about the actions that were taken in the New Deal [economic programmes]. Sleep. Depression may be related to abnormalities in the circadian rhythm, or biological clock. For example, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep—the stage in which dreaming occurs—may be quick to arrive and intense in depressed people.

REM sleep depends on decreased serotonin levels in the brain stem, and is impaired by compounds, such as antidepressants, that increase serotonergic tone in. This commentary presents a clinician‘s view of biological research into depression. It seeks to demonstrate the shortcomings of correlating highly sophisticated biological research with simple and questionable DSM diagnoses of depression.

Research suggests that depression doesn't spring from simply having too much or too little of certain brain chemicals. Rather, there are many possible causes of depression, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful.

Biology of Depression: From Novel Insights to Therpeutic Strategies. Publication Year: Edition: 1st Authors/Editor: Licinio, Julio; Wong, Ma-Li Publisher: Wiley ISBN:. Major depressive disorder is a heritable neuropsychiatric syndrome characterized by relatively subtle cellular and molecular alterations localized to a complex network of neural substrates.

These brain regions display dynamic neuroplastic adaptations to endocrine and immunologic stimuli arising from within and outside the central nervous system.There are several theories about what causes depression.

The condition most likely results from a complex interplay of individual factors, but one of the most widely accepted explanations cites abnormal brain chemistry. 1  Sometimes, people with depression relate the condition back to a specific factor, such as a traumatic event in their life.

A trend of decreased 5-HT1A receptor expression appears to be a robust finding in major depression. A functional genetic variant of the 5-HT1A receptor, the CG promoter polymorphism (rs), has been investigated in major depression. The G allele was more frequent in major depression.

By contrast, polymorphisms of HTR1A showed no.