The Nervous System

Systems of the Body Series


  • Adina Michael-Titus, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Pharmacology, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
  • Patricia Revest, MBCHB, BA, PHD, Centre for Medical Eduation, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
  • Peter Shortland, Lecturer in Anatomy, Neuroscience Section, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK


Medical and other health science students


Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3373-5

Table of Contents

Organisation of the nervous system. Elements of cellular and molecular neuroscience. Clinical examination. The spinal cord. Pain and analgesia. Cranial nerve and the brainstem. The visual system. Hearing and balance: the auditory and vestibular systems. Motor Systems I: descending pathways and cerebellum. Motor Systems II: thwe basal ganglia. Stroke and head injury. Infection in the central nervous system. Epilepsy. Dementia. Schizophrenia. Depression and anxiety. Addiction.