The encyclopedia of the brain and brain disorders

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Some 800 entries, from the abducens nerve (responsible for eye movements) to the Young Adult Institute and Workshop (an institution promoting self-sufficiency for people with disabilities), describe institutions, diseases and disabilities, biological terms and structures, and medical procedures related to brain disorders. In addition appendixes list self-help, professional, and governmental organizations in the United States. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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display_description The Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders, Second Edition provides the most comprehensive source of information available about the brain, from anatomy, function, and development to diseases and disorders. This complete A-to-Z guide includes helpful organizations and the most current advances in research, diagnosis, and treatment of major brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis. More than 800 detailed entries, many new and updated, explain all of the most important information about the brain in easy-to-understand, jargon-free language. Appendixes include lists of self-help, professional, and government organizations, as well as a glossary of key terms and an extensive bibliography. The Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to learn more about the complexities of the brain.
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table_of_contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Entries A to Z -- Appendixes -- Glossary -- References -- Index.
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