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Psychiatry as a Neuroscience presents an summary of modern strong advances in organic psychiatry that are of medical relevance.

those comprise

* psychoneuroendocrinological and psychoimmunological findings in significant melancholy
* genetic and neuroimaging info in schizophrenia
* molecular genetic findings in Alzheimer's ailment
* neuroimaging facts in obsessive-compulsive sickness.
This booklet could be of curiosity to psychiatrists and psychologists, neuroscientists, managers and coverage makers.

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