Chapter 9. Progress in Psychopharmacotherapy though Molecular Imaging

  1. Prof. Dr. Felix Tretter3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Peter J. Gebicke-Haerter4,
  3. Dr. Eduardo R. Mendoza5,6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Georg Winterer7
  1. Ingo Vernaleken1,
  2. Gerhard Gruender1 and
  3. Paul Cumming2

Published Online: 14 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630271.ch9

Systems Biology in Psychiatric Research: From High-Throughput Data to Mathematical Modeling

Systems Biology in Psychiatric Research: From High-Throughput Data to Mathematical Modeling

How to Cite

Vernaleken, I., Gruender, G. and Cumming, P. (2010) Progress in Psychopharmacotherapy though Molecular Imaging, in Systems Biology in Psychiatric Research: From High-Throughput Data to Mathematical Modeling (eds F. Tretter, P. J. Gebicke-Haerter, E. R. Mendoza and G. Winterer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630271.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Isar-Amper-Klinikum GmbH, Klinikum München Ost, Vockestrasse 72, 85540 Haar, Germany

  2. 4

    Department for Psychopharmacology, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany

  3. 5

    Ludwigs Maximilian University Munich, Department of Physics, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany

  4. 6

    University of the Philippines Diliman, Institute of Mathematics, C.P. Garcia Street, 1101 Quezon City, Philippines

  5. 7

    University of Düsseldorf, Psychiatric Hospital, Bergische Landstrasse 2, 40629 Düsseldorf, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    RWTH Aachen University, Department of Psychiatry, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany

  2. 2

    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325030

Online ISBN: 9783527630271

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Keywords:

  • psychopharmacotherapy;
  • molecular imaging;
  • neurotransmitter system;
  • schizophrenia;
  • positron emission tomography;
  • single photon emission computed tomography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Optimizing Psychopharmacotherapy through Molecular Imaging

  • Characterization of Neurotransmitter Systems with Molecular Imaging

  • Focus Schizophrenia

  • Action of Psychopharmaceuticals in Schizophrenia

  • References