Home > Books > Brain Stimulation in Neurology and Psychiatry
Brain Stimulation in Neurology and Psychiatry
View PDF

Brain Stimulation in Neurology and Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Barchas , Jack D.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-573-31877-8
  • Description
  • Details

This volume brings together neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists, and ethicists to discuss inter-related advances and challenges emerging in the exciting field of brain stimulation.

Discussion focuses on new methodologies that are aimed at bringing direct measurement of brain activity to control electrical brain stimulation techniques. Such direct electrical stimulation techniques offer a novel approach to precisely alter circuit mechanisms in the brain and a promise of temporal precision that may improve clinically relevant effects. A range of electrical stimulation techniques are discussed, with presentation of both clinical research and animal models. Advancing brain stimulation as an investigative therapeutic technique and a science presents several conceptual challenges, ethical question and pragmatic difficulties inherent to the industrial academic collaborations necessary for research with medical devices.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Barchas , Jack D.
  • ISBN: 978-1-573-31877-8
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
    Psychiatry
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 252
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.