This handy pocket book provides a summary of research on the role of dopamine in the cause and clinical presentation of schizophrenia. It includes an overview of the history and etiology of schizophrenia, as well as a review of schizophrenia and modern management. It highlights the genetics of schizophrenia, including the function of dopamine and 5HT receptors, COMT, and drug metabolism. It includes key information on the role of the neurotransmitters dopamine, glutamate, and serotonin, as well as details of the role of dopamine in the etiology of schizophrenia. The book also explains the mechanism of action of anti-psychotic drugs, including the anti-psychotic effects of dopamine receptor modulation.
- Publication Date:
- 23 / 11 / 2004