5 - 1 - 40. Introduction to Psychiatric Disease (8-58)

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Here's another view of the cook off building with its carvings and arching's and wisteria. That arch passage way is delightfully cool during the summer. Hello, during this final week of drugs and the brain. We're going to be talking about the very important, but very complex topic. Psychiatric diseases, and especially drugs for psychiatric diseases. Many of you students have told me that this is the reason that you're so interested in the course. And I hope you find that the material that we have treated up until now, prepares you to understand at least some aspects of drug treatments for psychiatric disease. Let's get started by recommending again the book by Nestler, Hyman and Malenka. you can find a link to it on the courses syllabus page. The three authors Eric Nestler, Steven Hyman and Robert Malenka are all psychiatrists with clinical experience. And they've also contributed importantly to research on psychiatry. Each of them have personally. And in private conversation, taught me a great deal about psychiatry and psychiatric drugs. there, the material on psychiatric diseases is especially good and two chapters that we will be using this week include mood and emotion, chapter fourteen and schizophrenia and other psychosis, chapter sixteen. I'd like to remind you that as psychiatric disease can be diagnosed only if a person has clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or in other important areas of functioning. So, those societies that try to marginalize people. If they are
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