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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Diagnostic imaging -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Diseases -- Diagnosis -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Localization of functions -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Effect of drugs on -- Congresses.,
  • Psychoses -- Diagnosis -- Congresses.,
  • Psychopharmacology -- Technique -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- drug effects.,
  • Brain -- radionuclide imaging.,
  • Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.,
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.,
  • Tomography, Emission Computed.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Michael R. Trimble.
SeriesBritish Association for Psychopharmacology monograph ;, no. 9, Oxford medical publications
ContributionsTrimble, Michael R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC386.6.D52 N49 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2540275M
ISBN 100192615254
LC Control Number85021528

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