The Role of Brain Dopamine

As in other volumes in the series, this newest volume conveys up-to-date knowledge in a clear and straightforward manner. It begins with a survey of the neurobiological functions of the brain, with the emphasis on Parkinson's disease. This is followed by a presentation of the role of dopamine i...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1989, 1989
Edition:1st ed. 1989
Series:Basic and Clinical Aspects of Neuroscience
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Role of Dopamine in the Control of Neurobiological Functions
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type
  • A DA Hypothesis of Schizophrenia
  • DA in Affective Disorders
  • References
  • Clinical Aspects of Dopamine in the Regulation of Human Anterior Pituitary Function
  • Regulation of Prolactin Secretion
  • Clinical Features of Hyperprolactinaemia
  • Diagnosis of Hyperprolactinaemia
  • Natural History of Prolactinomas
  • Therapy
  • Macroprolactinomas
  • Dopamine and LH Secretion
  • Dopamine in Growth Hormone Secretion
  • Dopamine Agonist Therapy for Acromegaly
  • Dopamine and ACTH Secretion
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Dopamine Receptors in the Central Nervous System
  • Receptors and Second Messengers
  • Second Messengers and Dopamine Receptors
  • Binding Sites for Dopamine Receptor Ligands
  • Biochemical and Physiological Manifestations of Dopamine Receptor Stimulation
  • Behavioural Manifestations of Dopamine Receptor Stimulation
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Topology of Dopamine Receptors
  • Dopamine Agonists
  • Dopamine Antagonists
  • Unsolved Problems: D1/D2 Specificity and Partial Agonists
  • Conclusion
  • References