Concise Guide to Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology / Edition 1by Jeffrey L. Cummings, Michael R. Trimble
Pub. Date: 01/28/1995
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
This volume's 14 chapters provide brief synopses of the major neuropsychiatric and neurobehavioral syndromes, discuss their clinical assessment, and provide guidelines for management. Authored by esteemed neuropsychiatrists, it offers an introduction to an emerging discipline and provides clinically relevant diagnostics and treatment formulation. Concise Guide to Neuropsychiatry will help practitioners provide the most up-to-date care to their patients and to stimulate the Interest of students and practicing physicians in this exciting field.
Table of Contents
Preface. Neuropsychiatric assessment. Behavioral neurobiology. Neuropsychiatric symptoms and syndromes. Unexplained neurological symptoms. Frontal lobe syndromes. Aphasia and related syndromes. Visual, visuospatial, and right-brain disorders. Memory and its disorders. Epilepsy and limbic system disorders. Dementia and delirium. Movement disorders. Stroke and brain tumors. White matter diseases and inborn errors of metabolism. Head injury and its sequelae. Treatments in neuropsychiatry. Glossary. Index.
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