The Nervous System, Systems of the Body Series, 2nd Edition

The Nervous System

2nd Edition Systems of the Body Series

By Adina T. Michael-Titus, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Pharmacology, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK; Patricia Revest, MBCHB, BA, PHD, Head of Educational Technology, Lecturer in Neurophysiology, Neuroscience Section, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK and Peter Shortland, Lecturer in Anatomy, Neuroscience Section, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK


Organisation of the nervous system. Elements of cellular and molecular neuroscience. Clinical examination. The spinal cord. Pain and analgesia. Cranial nerve and the brainstem. The visual system. Hearing and balance: the auditory and vestibular systems. Motor Systems I: descending pathways and cerebellum. Motor Systems II: thwe basal ganglia. Stroke and head injury. Infection in the central nervous system. Epilepsy. Dementia. Schizophrenia. Depression and anxiety. Addiction.