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The Human Hypothalamus

The Human Hypothalamus
  • Author : Dick F. Swaab
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 August 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128201077
  • Pages : 807 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
The Hypothalamus is an important area of the brain for understanding a variety of neurological disorders. This volume summarizes for readers the anatomy and physiology of the middle and posterior hypothalamus, to better understand pathology and treatment of hypothalamus related disorders. In addition to anatomy and physiology in humans, cytoarchitecture and chemoarchitecture in rodents is provided. The volume explores the role of the hypothalamus in disorders of eating, sleeping, anxiety, and mood, as well as its role in sexual behavior and gender identity. Coverage includes how Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders relate to the hypothalamus. Reviews the anatomy and physiology of the middle and posterior hypothalmus Provides cytoarchitecture and chemoarchitecture from rodents Discusses hypothalamic related disorders of eating, sleeping, anxiety, and mood Covers how Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders relate to the hypothalamus Explores the role of the hypothalamus in sexual behavior and gender identity