A Textbook of Biological Psychiatry integrates the basicscience concerning brain mechanisms of psychiatric disordersalongside surveys of present standard clinical treatment. Organizedin a coherent and easy to follow structure, chapters expand acrossdifferent levels of analysis, from basic mechanisms to clinicalpractice. This comprehensive reference provides an integrativetreatment of the biochemistry of neurotransmission, behavioralpharmacology, and clinical aspects of psychiatric problemsincluding depression, manic-depression, and mood disorders. Otherchapters address the biological mechanisms and treatment ofdepression, anxiety, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder, andaddictions. The editor concludes with a perspective on the futureof the field and prospects for understanding and effectivelytreating mood and anxiety disorders.