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Advances in the Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology of Tourette Syndrome

This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on advances in the neurochemistry and neuropharmacology of Tourette syndrome. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and includes important topics regards tics, neurotransmitters, pharmacology and emerging treatments.


Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Hardbound, 572 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-411546-0


    1. An Introduction to the Clinical Phenomenology of Tourette Syndrome
      Davide Martino, Namrata Madhusudan, Panagiotis Zis and Andrea E. Cavanna

    2. Functional Neuroanatomy of Tics
      Irene Neuner, Frank Schneider and N. Jon Shah

    3. Functional Imaging of Dopaminergic Neurotransmission in Tourette Syndrome
      Bàrbara Segura and Antonio P. Strafella

    4. Non-dopaminergic neurotransmission in the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome
      Patrick T. Udvardi, Ester Nespoli, Francesca Rizzo, Bastian Hengerer and Andrea G. Ludolph

    5. Reinforcement Learning and Tourette Syndrome
      Stefano Palminteri and Mathias Pessiglione

    6. Genetic Susceptibility and Neurotransmitters in Tourette Syndrome
      Peristera Paschou, Thomas V. Fernandez, Frank Sharp, Gary A. Heiman and Pieter J. Hoekstra

    7. Pharmacological Animal Models of Tic Disorders
      Kevin W McCairn and Masaki Isoda

    8. Animal Models Recapitulating the Multifactorial Origin of Tourette Syndrome
      Simone Macrì, Martina Proietti Onori, Veit Roessner and Giovanni Laviola

    9. Neuroendocrine Aspects of Tourette Syndrome
      Davide Martino, Antonella Macerollo and James F Leckman

    10. Clinical Pharmacology of Dopamine-Modulating Agents in Tourette's Syndrome
      Sabine Mogwitz, Judith Buse, Stefan Ehrlich and Veit Roessner

    11. Clinical Pharmacology of Non-Dopaminergic Drugs in Tourette Syndrome
      Andreas Hartmann

    12. Antiepileptic Drugs and Tourette Syndrome
      Andrea E. Cavanna and Andrea Nani

    13. Clinical Pharmacology of Co-Morbid Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Tourette Syndrome
      Valeria Neri and Francesco Cardona

    14. Clinical Pharmacology of Comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Tourette Syndrome
      Renata Rizzo and Mariangela Gulisano

    15. Emerging Treatment Strategies in Tourette syndrome: What’s in the Pipeline?
      C. Termine, C. Selvini, G. Rossi and U. Balottin

    16. Tics and Other Stereotyped Movements as Side Effects of Pharmacological Treatment
      Marcos Madruga-Garrido and Pablo Mir


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