Health Reference Series: Brain Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-062-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Brain Disorders Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides readers with updated information about brain function and aging process and as well as how the environment can affect brain disorders, neurological emergencies such as a brain attack (stroke) or seizure, and symptoms of brain disorders.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Brain Basics
  • Chapter 1—Know Your Brain
  • Chapter 2—Brain Development and Aging
  • Chapter 3—How Toxins Affect the Brain
  • Chapter 4—Signs and Symptoms of Brain Disorders
  • Chapter 5—Neurological Emergencies
  • Chapter 6—Coma
  • Part 2. Diagnosing and Treating Brain Disorders
  • Chapter 7—Neurological Tests and Procedures
  • Chapter 8—Liquid Biopsy for Brain Cancer
  • Chapter 9—Brain Surgery
  • Chapter 10—Chemotherapy and the Brain
  • Chapter 11—Understanding Radiation Therapy
  • Chapter 12—Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Chapter 13—Brain Rehabilitation
  • Part 3. Genetic and Congenital Brain Disorders
  • Chapter 14—Genes at Work in the Brain
  • Chapter 15—Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Chapter 16—Batten Disease (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses)
  • Chapter 17—Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy
  • Chapter 18—Other Inherited Neurological Disorders
  • Chapter 19—Birth Defects That Affect the Brain
  • Chapter 20—Cephalic Disorders
  • Chapter 21—Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 22—Chiari Malformations
  • Part 4. Brain Infections
  • Chapter 23—Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Neurological Complications
  • Chapter 24—Brain Abscess
  • Chapter 25—Cysticercosis
  • Chapter 26—Meningitis
  • Chapter 27—Encephalitis
  • Chapter 28—Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  • Chapter 29—Neurosyphilis
  • Chapter 30—Vasculitis Syndromes of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
  • Part 5. Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Chapter 31—Concussion
  • Chapter 32—Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 33—Deaths from Fall-Related Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 34—Abusive Head Trauma
  • Chapter 35—Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Chapter 36—Agnosia
  • Chapter 37—Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Chapter 38—Cerebral Cavernous Malformations
  • Chapter 39—Hydrocephalus
  • Chapter 40—Stroke
  • Part 6. Brain Tumors
  • Chapter 41—Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors: Overview
  • Chapter 42—Adult Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Chapter 43—Pituitary Tumors
  • Chapter 44—Childhood Brain Tumors
  • Chapter 45—Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Chapter 46—Living with a Brain Tumor
  • Part 7. Degenerative Brain Disorders
  • Chapter 47—Dementias
  • Chapter 48—Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Chapter 49—Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Chapter 50—Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Chapter 51—Friedreich Ataxia
  • Chapter 52—Huntington Disease
  • Chapter 53—Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 54—Parkinson Disease
  • Chapter 55—Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Part 8. Seizures and Neurological Disorders of Sleep
  • Chapter 56—Understanding Sleep
  • Chapter 57—Sleep and Brain
  • Chapter 58—Epilepsy
  • Chapter 59—Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Chapter 60—Myoclonus: Involuntary Muscle Jerking
  • Chapter 61—Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Chapter 62—Narcolepsy
  • Part 9. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 63—Glossary of Terms Related to Brain Disorders
  • Chapter 64—Directory of Organizations with Information about Brain Disorders