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Pathophysiology of L-DOPA-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease

M. Angela Cenci

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of motor complications of L-DOPA pharmacotherapy. It then discusses animal models of treatment-induced motor complications and the multilayered pathophysiology ... More


Neuropharmacological Profiles of Antipsychotic Drugs

Bryan L. Roth and Sarah C. Rogan

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0037
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the state of psychopharmacological therapy for schizophrenia, covering both Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved typical and atypical drugs, and emerging molecular ... More


The role of surgical, pharmacological, and other treatment options

Kelliann K. Davis and John M. Jakicic

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the treatment options for obesity when prevention falls short. It covers the three primary treatment options available — lifestyle modification, pharmacotherapy, and surgery — ... More


The patient presenting with malignant genitourinary pain

Florian Heid and Jürgen Jage

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Supportive care aims to maintain or improve a patient's level of comfort and function. In attempting to achieve these goals, health-care professionals may be confronted with one of the most ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Meghan Tomb and Lisa Hunter

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) poses a significant risk to children and adolescents, with estimates of 1 in 200 children suffering from the disorder. School-based practitioners can play a ... More


Pharmacological approaches to breathlessness

David C. Currow

in Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses pharmacological strategies to alleviate dyspnoea or breathlessness in patients with advanced disease. Although significant improvements have been made in the administration of ... More


Treatment 1

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0048
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews treatments for anxiety disorders. These include psychoanalytic/psychodynamic therapies; behavioural, cognitive, and cognitive behavioural therapy; new wave cognitive behavioural ... More


Identifying Treatment-Relevant Dimensions

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The most important function of a diagnosis is its contribution to decisions about distinctive and specific treatments. Diagnostic criteria for ... More


Tobacco in Ming-Qing Medical Culture

Carol Benedict

in Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262775
eISBN:
9780520948563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262775.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chinese physicians in the early seventeenth century recognized that tobacco could harm the body. Well into the early 1900s, numerous medical texts continued to list “smoke grass” (yancao) as a remedy ... More


Pathophysiology of alcohol addiction

Wolfgang H. Sommer

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews major findings and concepts in the field of biological alcoholism research. It addresses four main points which aim to inform the discussion on alcohol policy and health issues ... More


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