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Computational Psychiatry [electronic resource] : A Systems Biology Approach to the Epigenetics of Mental Disorders / by Rodrick Wallace.

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dc.contributor.author Wallace, Rodrick. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T13:08:48Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T13:08:48Z
dc.date.created 2017.
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319539102
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/21067
dc.description XII, 236 p. 31 illus.
dc.description.abstract This book explores mental disorders from a uniquely evolutionary perspective. Although there have been many attempts to mathematically model neural processes and, to some extent, their dysfunction, there is very little literature that models mental function within a sociocultural, socioeconomic, and environmental context. Addressing this gap in the extant literature, this book explores essential aspects of mental disorders, recognizing the ubiquitous role played by the exaptation of crosstalk between cognitive modules at many different scales and levels of organization, the missing heritability of complex diseases, and cultural epigenetics. Further, it introduces readers to valuable control theory tools that permit the exploration of the environmental induction of neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as the study of the synergism between culture, psychopathology and sleep disorders, offering a distinctively unique resource.
dc.description.tableofcontents Consciousness, Crosstalk, and the Mereological Fallacy -- A Cognitive Paradigm for Gene Expression -- Western Atomism and its Culture-Bound Syndromes -- Environmental Induction of Neurodevelopmental Disorders -- Sleep, Psychopathology and Culture -- Embodied cognition and its disorders -- Tools for the Future: Hidden Symmetries -- Psychopathologies of automata I: autonomous vehicle systems -- Psychopathologies of automata II: autonomous weapons and centaur systems -- The dynamics of environmental insult -- Social psychopathology: military doctrine and the madness of crowds -- Mathematical Appendix -- Index.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-53910-2
dc.subject Life sciences.
dc.subject Human genetics.
dc.subject Psychiatry.
dc.subject Systems biology.
dc.subject Life Sciences.
dc.subject Systems Biology.
dc.subject Human Genetics.
dc.subject Psychiatry.
dc.subject.ddc 570 23
dc.subject.lcc QH301-705
dc.subject.other Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
dc.title Computational Psychiatry [electronic resource] : A Systems Biology Approach to the Epigenetics of Mental Disorders / by Rodrick Wallace.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-53910-2
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-53910-2
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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