The Neurobiology of the Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tics: Part B

The Neurobiology of the Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tics: Part B

1st Edition - September 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Marc Lavoie, Andrea Cavanna
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323910361

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The Neurobiology of the Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tics, Part B, Volume Four reviews historical background, current nosology and guidelines. In addition, it includes an overview of pathophysiology, ranging from its genetic basis and changes in neurochemistry and electrophysiology to widespread neural circuits. Specific chapters cover The genetic basis of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Genome-wide association study of Tourette Syndrome, De Novo mutations in Tourette Syndrome, Animal models for Tourette Syndrome, The neural-immune crosstalk in Tourette syndrome: from immunobiology to epistemology, Functional connectivity in the Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, and much more.

Key Features

  • Includes examines of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome at behavioral, cognitive, clinical, electrophysiological, molecular and genetic levels
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the neurobiological aspects of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
  • Edited and authored by top researchers and clinicians treating Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

Readership

Researchers, Physicians; Psychiatrists, Neurologists; Neuropsychologist; Geneticists; Neuroscientists; Professors in psychiatry and psychology; medical residents

Table of Contents

  • 1. The genetic basis of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
    Peristera Paschou
    2. Genome-wide association study of Tourette Syndrome
    Jeremiah M. Scharf
    3. De Novo mutations in Tourette Syndrome
    Thomas Fernandez
    4. Animal models for Tourette Syndrome
    Christopher Pittenger
    5. The neural-immune crosstalk in tourette syndrome: from immunobiology to epistemology
    Yasamin Mahjoub, Davide Martino, and Andrea E. Cavanna
    6. Functional connectivity in the Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
    Deanna Greene
    7. Network Dysfunction in Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
    Kevin McCairn
    8. Perception-action integration in Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
    Alexander Münchau
    9. Treatment of Tics Associated with Tourette Syndrome
    Joseph Jankovic
    10. Ecopipam: A D1 Receptor Antagonist For The Treatment Of Tourette Syndrome
    Richard Chipkin and Donald L. Gilbert
    11. Atypical Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
    Peter Edward Morrison
    12. Alpha agonists for the Treatment of Tourette's Syndrome
    Tamara Pringsheim
    13. Cannabinoids: Possible Role in the pathophysiology and Therapy of Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome
    Kirsten R. Müller-Vahl
    14. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome
    Frank P. MacMaster
    15. Novel potential avenues for the therapy of Tourette syndrome: Cannabinoid and steroid-based interventions
    Marco Bortolato
    16. Entraining Movement-Related Brain Oscillations to Suppress Tics in Tourette Syndrome
    Stephen Jackson and Georgina Margaret Jackson

Product details

  • No. of pages: 422
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: September 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323910361

About the Serial Volume Editors

Marc Lavoie

Marc Lavoie
Marc E. Lavoie, PhD is currently research professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Montréal, and since 2001 he is directing the Cognitive and Social Psychophysiology Laboratory, at the research center of the Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Montréal (Canada). His research training was completed in the field of psychophysics (Université de Moncton, Canada), experimental neuropsychology (Université de Montréal, Canada), developmental psychology (Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Nederland) and in psychobiology (Université de Lille, France). He directs a clinical research program currently funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research that addresses crucial issues about the relationship between brain functions, behavior, and cognition in various neurodevelopmental and habit disorders, primarily in Tourette’s syndrome and behavior-focused repetitive behavior.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire en Sante Mentale de Montreal, Departement de Psychiatrie et Addictologie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Andrea Cavanna

Andrea Cavanna
Andrea E. Cavanna, MD, PhD, FRCP, FANPA, SFHEA, works as a clinician (Consultant in Behavioural Neurology at the Department of Neuropsychiatry, National Centre for Mental Health, Birmingham, UK) and as an academic (Honorary Professor in Neuropsychiatry at Aston University, Birmingham, UK). His medical training was completed in Italy (University of Turin and A. Avogadro University, Novara) and in the United Kingdom (University College London). Since 2008 he has been Lead Consultant for the specialist Tourette syndrome clinic. His research activity focuses on the behavioural aspects of neurological conditions. He coordinates training activities directed at the future generation of clinical scientists by running the Tourette syndrome module of the MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry at the University of Birmingham.

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Professor in Neuropsychiatry at Aston University, Birmingham, UK

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