Brave new brain - Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome.pdf

Brave new brain - Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome

Nancy-C Andreasen

Here, leading neuroscientist Nancy Andreasen offers a state-of-the-art look at what we know about the human brain and the human genome-and shows how these two vast branches of knowledge are coming together in a boldly ambitious effort to conquer mental illness. Andreasen gives us an engaging and readable description of how it all works-from billions of neurons, to the tiny thalamus, to the moral monitor in our prefrontal cortex. She shows the progress made in mapping the human genome, whose 30,000 to 40,000 genes are almost all active in the brain. Four major disorders are covered-schizophrenia, manic depression, anxiety disorders, and dementia-revealing what causes them and how they affect the mind and brain. Finally, the book shows how the powerful tools of genetics and neuroscience will be combined during the next decades to build healthier brains. By revealing how combining genome mapping with brain mapping can unlock the mysteries of mental illness, Andreasen offers a remarkably fresh perspective on these devastating diseases.

Andreasen's bestselling The Broken Brain broke new ground in the public understanding of mental illness. Now, by revealing how combining genome mapping with brain mapping can unlock the mysteries of mental illness… Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the …

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Sofya Voigtuh

14/06/2001 · Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome. Nancy C. Andreasen ; Oxford University Press: 2001. 390 pp. $29.95. Psychiatry has come a …

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Mattio Müllers

17/11/2001 · This is a detailed text, not a coffee table book. It explains the principles of the new genetics, the anatomy of neurotransmitter systems, and the methodology of brain scanning. In four chapters devoted to diseases, Andreasen explains schizophrenia, mood disorders, dementia, and anxiety. She does not shirk ethical dilemmas and possesses a humane voice.

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Brave New Brain by Andreasen, Nancy C. (ebook) Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome by Nancy C. Andreasen. Nancy Andreasen, a leading neuroscientist who is also Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious American Journal of Psychiatry as well as the winner of the illustrious National Medal of Science, offers here a state-of-the-art look at what we know about the human brain and the human genome-and shows how these