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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
    2. Davide Martino, Namrata Madhusudan, Panagiotis Zis and Andrea E. Cavanna

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

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

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

    9. Reinforcement Learning and Tourette Syndrome
    10. Stefano Palminteri and Mathias Pessiglione

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

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

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

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

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

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

    23. Antiepileptic Drugs and Tourette Syndrome
    24. Andrea E. Cavanna and Andrea Nani

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

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

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

    31. Tics and Other Stereotyped Movements as Side Effects of Pharmacological Treatment

      Marcos Madruga-Garrido and Pablo Mir


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