Biology of Personality Disorders
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Biology of Personality Disorders by Kenneth R. Silk
Book DescriptionEdited by Kenneth R. Silk, this work is an all-inclusive guide for the study of the etiology and the treatment of personality disorders. Some of the outstanding features of this text are: * Two chapters devoted to the cutting edge research neurotransmitters and neuroimaging and discussion of future applications of these studies.* A complete examination of the Cloninger model of personality supported by independent tests and clinical samples.* New pharmacological treatment options based upon measurable behavioral targets.* A thorough comparison of genetic predisposition and psychosocial factors and a corresponding model for treatment. For the many patients who suffer from personality disorders and the physicians who have the challenge of successfully treating them, this book is a welcome reference. Through examination of the biology of the disorders and better options for treatment, the Biology of Personality Disorders will be an excellent addition to your academic library.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780880488358
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Kenneth R. Silk
Kenneth R. Silk, M.D., is Associate Professor and Chief of Adult Services and Director of the Personality Disorders Program of the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
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