Synopses & Reviews
This book contains the papers from invited lecturers as well as selected contributions presented at the 6th Int. Meeting on Clinical Pharmacology in Psychiatry. After more than 25 years of intensive research in biological psychiatry, basic understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying major psychiatric diseases has advanced significantly but is still far from complete- Likewise, the hypotheses underlying the developmentof new psychotropics have been refined and produced a wide spectrum of novel, yet designed compounds. This book will provide further evidence of the ongoing interaction between preclinical and clinical scientists, whoonly together can assure progress in this exciting area of research and clinical practice.