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The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus
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The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Thorsten Bartsch

Abstract

The hippocampus is one of the most studied structures in the human brain and plays a pivotal role in human memory function. It's recognized function is reflected by the presence of an extensive body of neurophysiological, neuropsychological, anatomical, and neurocomputational literature that presents basic mechanisms, theoretical models, and psychological concepts. However, in the rapidly growing field of hippocampal research, the clinical aspects of diseases that affect the hippocampus are greatly under-represented, and clinical approaches and concepts are scattered throughout various clinica ... More

Keywords: hippocampus, clinical approaches, hippocampal research, therapeutic strategies, clinical diseases, psychopathological states, depression

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592388
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thorsten Bartsch, editor
Department of Neurology, Consultant Neurologist, Head of the Memory Disorders Group, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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