Neuropsychological Toxicology: Identification and Assessment of Human Neurotoxic Syndromes

Portada
Springer Science & Business Media, 1995 M10 31 - 525 páginas
Greatly revised, the Second Edition presents an extended survey of this rapidly growing field. The book reviews the effects of industrial and pharmaceutical chemicals on human behavior, cognitive function, and emotional status. Features include two new chapters addressing key forensic issues and recent views on multiple chemical sensitivity, sick building syndrome, and psychosomatic disorders; current data on NIOSH and OSHA exposure levels for industrial toxins; and enhanced coverage of testing methods; studies of PET, SPECT, and BEAM imaging applied to neurotoxic exposure.

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Chapter
1
Modern Neurobehavioral Toxicology
7
Legislative Issues and Neurotoxic Damage
21
Unsolved Challenges in Assessment of Neurotoxic Syndromes
27
Chapter 2
45
Neuropsychological Toxicology Test Battery Construction
51
Neuropsychological Toxicology Test Batteries
59
MTS Battery
68
Which Tests Show Impairment?
248
Recovery of Function
260
Chapter 6
266
ConclusionsNeuropsychological Toxicology of Drugs
325
Carbamates
340
Arthrinium
354
Cassavism
375
Ethyl Chloride
386

Chapter 3
76
Barium
89
Lithium
125
Platinum
141
Diagnostic Procedures
154
Solvent Abuse
186
Prognosis for Chronic Solvent Exposure
221
Social Drinking
228
Food Additives
392
Ionizing Radiation
398
Propane
404
Sick Building Syndrome
415
Forensic and Private Practice Issues
421
Applying Research Data to Clinical Cases
428
Index
503
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