PET and SPECT in Psychiatry

PET and SPECT in Psychiatry

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PET and SPECT in Psychiatry showcases the combined expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the investigation of psychiatric disease through nuclear medicine technology has achieved international recognition. The classical psychiatric disorders as well as other subjects a€“ such as suicide, sleep, eating disorders, and autism a€“ are discussed and the latest results in functional neuroimaging are detailed. Most chapters are written jointly by a clinical psychiatrist and a nuclear medicine expert to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state of the art compendium will be valuable to all who have an interest in the field of neuroscience, from the psychiatrist and the radiologist/nuclear medicine specialist to the interested general practitioner and cognitive psychologist. It is the first volume of a trilogy on PET and SPECT imaging in the neurosciences; other volumes will focus on PET and SPECT in neurology and PET and SPECT of neurobiological systems.The small sample sizes of both studies preclude firm conclusions about the effect of weight loss on DRD2/3 availability. ... 2009). Therefore, the DAT may also play a role in reward processing of food. Three studies have investigated DATanbsp;...

Title:PET and SPECT in Psychiatry
Author:Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Andreas Otte, Erik F. J. de Vries, Aren van Waarde, Johan A. den Boer
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-03-28


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