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neurobiology

 [noor″o-bi-ol´o-je]
biology of the nervous system.

neu·ro·bi·ol·o·gy

(nū'rō-bī-ol'ŏjē),
The biology of the nervous system.

neurobiology

(no͝or′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The biological study of the nervous system.

neu′ro·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·bi·ol′o·gist n.

neurobiology

The formal study of the physiology and physiopathology of the nervous system.
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Hundreds of genes are known to contribute to the risk of schizophrenia, but the neurobiological mechanisms leading to the onset of the illness are poorly known.
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More functional imaging studies and electrophysiological studies are needed to test whether there are neurobiological differences thought to exist between these subtypes.
The genetic phenomenon of the same genes manifesting in different clinical phenotypes is called pleiotropy, and is consistent with shared neurobiological findings.
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of Minnesota) bring together 17 chapters that consider bipolar disorder from a developmental psychopathology perspective across the lifespan that integrates genetic, neurobiological, cognitive, and psychosocial perspectives.
Another is the enduring and profoundly mysterious gulf between observable neurobiological events and, for example, the experience of having thoughts inserted into one's brain, an enigma as much for philosophers as for psychiatrists.
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Erickson, PhD, acknowledges that today's conference attendees in the addiction professional community respond more positively to neurobiological clues about addiction than they did a generation ago, when his lectures tended to provoke arguments.
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Neurobiological investigations have paralleled etiologic studies of OCD and have demonstrated both similarities and differences between these two disorders.
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