© 1978

Neuropharmacology and Behavior

  • Bernard Haber
  • M. H. Aprison

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About this book


Science lost one of its distinguished researchers in the fields of biological psychiatry and neuropsychopharmacology on March 4, 1975, with the death of Harold Himwich. Some of his colleagues, friends, and former associates have expressed their esteem for this gentle person by the contribution of chapters in this book. Since this book can represent only an incomplete indication of Harold Himwich's influence, the editors have included his complete bibliography at the end of this volume. Harold Himwich's research career was divided into several phases, some of which overlapped. Starting with his first paper on rhabdomyoma of the ovary in 1920, he was entranced by research as well as by the puzzles and results which it promised. During the period that he was a resident and house officer at Bellevue Hospital in New York, he studied the physiology of muscular exercise. This work led him into studies of exercise in various types of disease. With Meyerhoff in Kiel, Germany, he began studying the respiratory quotient of muscle, and after returning to this country, he produced a number of papers on respiratory quotients of various organs including the brain.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bernard Haber
    • 1
  • M. H. Aprison
    • 2
  1. 1.The Marine Biomedical Institute Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics and Department of NeurologyUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Psychiatric Research and Departments of Psychiatry and BiochemistryIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Neuropharmacology and Behavior
  • Editors Bernard Haber
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1978
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-31056-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4613-3963-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4613-3961-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 224
  • Number of Illustrations 19 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pharmacology/Toxicology
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