Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities

Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities
Author: Thomas Burbacher,Kimberly Grant,Gene P. Sackett
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2011-10-10
ISBN: 9780080554068
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities Book Excerpt:

The rate of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, mental retardation, hearing loss and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is rising in the United States. Although estimates of the prevalence of these disorders vary, figures from the CDC indicate that 4% of all school age children are developmentally disabled. During infancy, many important milestones in behavioral development are shared between human and nonhuman primates. Learning more about the causes of abnormal development in monkeys has provided important insights into the mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disabilities in human infants. This book documents the latest research not commonly found in other references, and provides a comprehensive look at the results from decades of work with nonhuman primates as it relates to child development and disability. Includes hot topics such as early chemical exposures, immunological influences on development, low birth weight, endocrine disrupters, pediatric AIDS, origin of childhood psychopathologies and assisted reproductive technology Represents the significant body of work accumulated since funding for research on developmental disabilities has increased substantially in recent years

Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities

Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities
Author: Thomas Burbacher,Kimberly S. Grant,Gene P. Sackett
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 453
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780123737434
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Primate Models of Children s Health and Developmental Disabilities Book Excerpt:

The rate of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, mental retardation, hearing loss and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is rising in the United States. Although estimates of the prevalence of these disorders vary, figures from the CDC indicate that 4% of all school age children are developmentally disabled. During infancy, many important milestones in behavioral development are shared between human and nonhuman primates. Learning more about the causes of abnormal development in monkeys has provided important insights into the mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disabilities in human infants. This book documents the latest research not commonly found in other references, and provides a comprehensive look at the results from decades of work with nonhuman primates as it relates to child development and disability. * Includes hot topics such as early chemical exposures, immunological influences on development, low birth weight, endocrine disrupters, pediatric AIDS, origin of childhood psychopathologies and assisted reproductive technology * Represents the significant body of work accumulated since funding for research on developmental disabilities has increased substantially in recent years

Developmental Neurotoxicology Research

Developmental Neurotoxicology Research
Author: Cheng Wang,William Slikker, Jr
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2011-04-12
ISBN: 9780470922743
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developmental Neurotoxicology Research Book Excerpt:

This book describes how systems biology, pharmacogenomic and behavioral approaches, as applied to neurodevelopmental toxicology, provide a structure to arrange information in a biological model. Authors review and discuss approaches that can be used as effective tools to dissect mechanisms underlying pharmacological and toxicological phenomena associated with the exposure to drugs or environmental toxicants during development. This book presents cross-cutting research tools and animal models, along with applications to the studies associated with potential anesthetic-induced developmental neurotoxicity; the developmental basis of adolescent or adult onset of disease; risk assessment of methyl mercury and its effects on neurodevelopment; challenges in the field to identify environmental factors of relevance to autism; and the strategy and progress of epilepsy research.

Hayes Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology

Hayes  Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 2000
Release: 2010-02-15
ISBN: 0080922015
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hayes Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology Book Excerpt:

The Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is a comprehensive, two-volume reference guide to the properties, effects, and regulation of pesticides that provides the latest and most complete information to researchers investigating the environmental, agricultural, veterinary, and human-health impacts of pesticide use. Written by international experts from academia, government, and the private sector, the Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is an in-depth examination of critical issues related to the need for, use of, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management. This updated 3e carries on the book’s tradition of serving as the definitive reference on pesticide toxicology and recognizes the seminal contribution of Wayland J. Hayes, Jr., co-Editor of the first edition. Feature: Presents a comprehensive look at all aspects of pesticide toxicology in one reference work. Benefit: Saves researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest definitive details on toxicity of specific pesticides as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. Feature: Clear exposition of hazard identification and dose response relationships in each chapter featuring pesticide agents and actions Benefit: Connects the experimental laboratory results to real-life applications in human health, animal health and the environment. Feature: All major classes of pesticide considered. Benefit: Provides relevance to a wider variety of researchers who are conducting comparative work in pesticides or their health impacts. Feature: Different routes of exposure critically evaluated. Benefit: Connects the loop between exposure and harmful affects to those who are researching the affects of pesticides on humans or wildlife.

Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology

Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology
Author: William Slikker, Jr.,Merle G. Paule,Cheng Wang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2018-01-04
ISBN: 0128093943
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology Book Excerpt:

Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive view of the fundamental aspects of neurodevelopment, the pathways and agents that affect them, relevant clinical syndromes, and risk assessment procedures for developmental neurotoxicants. The editors and chapter authors are internationally recognized experts whose collaboration heralds a remarkable advance in the field, bridging developmental neuroscience with the principles of neurotoxicology. The book features eight new chapters with newly recruited authors, making it an essential text for students and professionals in toxicology, neurotoxicology, developmental biology, pharmacology, and neuroscience. Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date resource on developmental neurotoxicology with updated chapters from the first edition Contains new chapters that focus on subjects recent to the field Includes well-illustrated material, with diagrams, charts, and tables Contains compelling case studies and chapters written by world experts

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 4884
Release: 2019-08-22
ISBN: 0444639527
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Book Excerpt:

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition presents the newest release in this fundamental reference that updates and broadens the umbrella of environmental health— especially social and environmental health—for its readers. There is ongoing revolution in governance, policies and intervention strategies aimed at evolving changes in health disparities, disease burden, trans-boundary transport and health hazards. This new edition reflects these realities, mapping new directions in the field that include how to minimize threats and develop new scientific paradigms that address emerging local, national and global environmental concerns. Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on environmental health Fills a critical gap, with information on one of the most rapidly growing scientific fields of our time Provides comparative approaches to environmental health practice and research in different countries and regions of the world Covers issues behind specific questions and describes the best available scientific methods for environmental risk assessment

Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on the Use of Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2012-01-05
ISBN: 0309220394
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Book Excerpt:

For many years, experiments using chimpanzees have been instrumental in advancing scientific knowledge and have led to new medicines to prevent life-threatening and debilitating diseases. However, recent advances in alternate research tools have rendered chimpanzees largely unnecessary as research subjects. The Institute of Medicine, in collaboration with the National Research Council, conducted an in-depth analysis of the scientific necessity for chimpanzees in NIH-funded biomedical and behavioral research. The committee concludes that while the chimpanzee has been a valuable animal model in the past, most current biomedical research use of chimpanzees is not necessary, though noted that it is impossible to predict whether research on emerging or new diseases may necessitate chimpanzees in the future.

Information Resources in Toxicology

Information Resources in Toxicology
Author: P.J. Bert Hakkinen,Asish Mohapatra,Steven G. G. Gilbert
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1552
Release: 2009-08-19
ISBN: 9780080920030
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Information Resources in Toxicology Book Excerpt:

This latest version of Information Resources in Toxicology (IRT) continues a tradition established in 1982 with the publication of the first edition in presenting an extensive itemization, review, and commentary on the information infrastructure of the field. This book is a unique wide-ranging, international, annotated bibliography and compendium of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. Thoroughly updated, the current edition analyzes technological changes and is rife with online tools and links to Web sites. IRT-IV is highly structured, providing easy access to its information. Among the “hot topics covered are Disaster Preparedness and Management, Nanotechnology, Omics, the Precautionary Principle, Risk Assessment, and Biological, Chemical and Radioactive Terrorism and Warfare are among the designated. • International in scope, with contributions from over 30 countries • Numerous key references and relevant Web links • Concise narratives about toxicologic sub-disciplines • Valuable appendices such as the IUPAC Glossary of Terms in Toxicology • Authored by experts in their respective sub-disciplines within toxicology

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume III Third Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science  Volume III  Third Edition
Author: Jann Hau,Steven J. Schapiro
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2013-12-26
ISBN: 1466555122
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume III Third Edition Book Excerpt:

While replacing and reducing the use of laboratory animals are integral parts of the 3Rs—replace, reduce, refine—which form the cornerstones of laboratory animal science, biomedical research involving animals remains absolutely essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural, and biological sciences. Building upon the bestselling previous edition, the Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III, Third Edition: Animal Models complements volumes I and II of the third edition by completing the task of providing a comprehensive overview of animal models in all biomedical disciplines. The three Rs have been integrated throughout this handbook to promote efficient and humane experimental work with animals. Written by international experts, each chapter focuses on an important subdiscipline of laboratory animal science and can be used as a stand-alone text. This volume contains new chapters for six additional disease animal models: spinal cord injury, cardiovascular diseases, sudden infant death syndrome, developmental disorders, eye diseases, and human cancer. It also presents a new chapter on applying reduction and refinement to animal models. This handbook can be used for undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory animal science courses, and as a handbook for scientists who work with animals in their research, for university veterinarians, for regulators, and for other specialists in laboratory animal science.

Animal Madness

Animal Madness
Author: Laurel Braitman
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-10-20
ISBN: 1451627017
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Animal Madness Book Excerpt:

Have you ever wondered if your dog might be a bit depressed? How about heartbroken or homesick? Animal Madness takes these questions seriously, exploring the topic of mental health and recovery in the animal kingdom.

Sensory Processing Across the Lifespan A 25 Year Initiative to Understand Neurophysiology Behaviors and Treatment Effectiveness for Sensory Processing

Sensory Processing Across the Lifespan  A 25 Year Initiative to Understand Neurophysiology  Behaviors and Treatment Effectiveness for Sensory Processing
Author: Lucy Jane Miller,Elysa Jill Marco,Stephen Camarata
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 143
Release: 2021-06-04
ISBN: 2889668525
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sensory Processing Across the Lifespan A 25 Year Initiative to Understand Neurophysiology Behaviors and Treatment Effectiveness for Sensory Processing Book Excerpt:

The Handbook of Antagonism

The Handbook of Antagonism
Author: Joshua W. Miller,Donald Lynam
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN: 0128146273
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Antagonism Book Excerpt:

Antagonism as a Personality Trait looks at the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of antagonism, highlighting the consequences of the trait, its role in a number of problem behaviors and psychiatric disorders, and how it exerts itself on externalizing behaviors. Covering the biological and evolutionary roots of antagonism, the book additionally provides clinical insight on assessment strategies while also outlining a number of treatment techniques, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychology, and psychodynamic treatment approaches. The book looks at the development of antagonism across childhood and adolescence, discussing the societal consequences of the trait, as well as its role in a number of problem behaviors, such as aggression, violence, crime, and substance use. Provides an overview on the development, assessment and treatment of antagonism Looks at antagonism's role in work, romantic relationships and other domains Outlines self-report and non-self-report assessment approaches Studies the links between antagonism, psychopathy, narcissism and antisocial personality Approaches antagonism from a dimensional trait model Analyzes the role antagonism plays in several prominent psychiatric disorders

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology
Author: Harold L. Miller, Jr.
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 1176
Release: 2016-01-05
ISBN: 1506340105
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology Book Excerpt:

Drawing together a team of international scholars, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology examines the contemporary landscape of all the key theories and theorists, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. Key features include: Approximately 335 signed entries fill two volumes Entries are followed by Cross-References and Further Readings A Reader′s Guide in the front matter groups entries thematically Includes a detailed Index and the Cross-References, provide for effective search-and-browse in an e-version Back matter includes a Chronology of theory within the field of psychology, a Master Bibliography building from Further Readings of individual entries, and an annotated Resource Guide to classic general reference works in this field, journals, associations, and their websites The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology is an exceptional and scholarly source for researching the theory of psychology, making it a must-have reference for all academic libraries.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research
Author: Christian R. Abee,Keith Mansfield,Suzette D. Tardif,Timothy Morris
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 537
Release: 2012-03-29
ISBN: 0123813654
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research, emphasising the biology and management, diseases, and biomedical models for nonhuman primate species most commonly used in research.

Managerial Discretion and Performance in China

Managerial Discretion and Performance in China
Author: Hagen Wülferth
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 534
Release: 2013-04-17
ISBN: 3642358373
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managerial Discretion and Performance in China Book Excerpt:

​The theoretical and empirical literature to date has fallen short of reaching a consensus as to whether granting more managerial discretion to managers tends to enhance, not alter or diminish organizational performance (the discretion puzzle). This book aims to build a bridge between these contradictory results by synthesising principal-agent theory, stewardship theory, and managerial discretion theory into a new empirically-validated model. Using a representative sample of 'double-blind' interviews with managers of 467 firms in China and applying partial least squares path modelling (PLS), the study identifies a potential cause of the discretion puzzle: the failure of the extant literature to account for granularity in the way that managers use their discretion. This generates far-reaching implications for theoretical and empirical research as well as practical recommendations for managing managers in multinationals and Chinese companies.

Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders
Author: Michael Aschner,Lucio G. Costa
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2015-06-18
ISBN: 012800407X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders Book Excerpt:

Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders presents a state-of-the-art review of the effects of environmental contaminants on the development and degeneration of the human nervous system, brought together by world-leading experts in the field. Part One describes the adverse effects that the environment can have on neurological development, and how these effects may exhibit. Specific contaminants and their possible consequences of exposure are addressed (lead, methylmercury, alcohol), as well as specific disorders and the environmental factors associated with them, such as the effect of diet on attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders. Part Two tackles neurodegenerative disorders, specifically addressing their potential neurotoxic origins, and discussing the increasing interest in the effects that early exposure may have in later life. Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders is an invaluable reference for those professionals working in the fields of toxicology, environmental health and neuroscience. Provides, for the first time, the cutting-edge theory of environmental impacts on both neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders Written by an international selection of the world’s foremost experts in the field of neurotoxicology Full-colour throughout, providing accurate and illustrative examples of neurotoxic effects in action An invaluable reference for those professionals working in the fields of toxicology, environmental health, and neuroscience

AIDS Bibliography

AIDS Bibliography
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1991
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: AIDS (Disease)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Research Awards Index

Research Awards Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1988
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Awards Index Book Excerpt:

Research Grants Index

Research Grants Index
Author: National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Division of Research Grants
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1975
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Grants Index Book Excerpt:

Diagnosing Learning Disorders Third Edition

Diagnosing Learning Disorders  Third Edition
Author: Bruce F. Pennington,Lauren M. McGrath,Robin L. Peterson
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2020-11-29
ISBN: 1462545947
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnosing Learning Disorders Third Edition Book Excerpt:

A definitive reference--now extensively revised with 70% new material--this book presents cutting-edge knowledge on how learning disorders develop and how to diagnose and treat them effectively. In addition to dyslexia and mathematics disabilities, the book covers speech and language disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disability. Accessibly written, it is grounded in genetics, neuroscience, and developmental neuropsychology. Clinicians and educators are guided to make sense of children's impairments and strengths and make sound diagnostic decisions. Best practices in intervention are reviewed. User-friendly features include case examples and summary tables in each disorder-specific chapter. New to This Edition *Revised throughout to reflect major theoretical, empirical, and technological advances. *Chapters on etiology, brain development, and comorbidity. *Chapters on DSM-5 diagnosis of specific learning disorder, evidence-based assessment, and achievement gaps.