Psychiatry for Neurologists / Edition 1

Psychiatry for Neurologists / Edition 1

by Dilip V. Jeste
     
 

Psychiatry for Neurologists includes discussion of neurological aspects of the more common psychiatric disorders and syndromes that affect patients who are commonly referred for neurologic consultation. It also addresses the psychiatric aspects of common neurological disorders. This text will help the clinical neurologist interpret the behavioral problems in their

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Psychiatry for Neurologists includes discussion of neurological aspects of the more common psychiatric disorders and syndromes that affect patients who are commonly referred for neurologic consultation. It also addresses the psychiatric aspects of common neurological disorders. This text will help the clinical neurologist interpret the behavioral problems in their patients leading to improved interactions with psychiatric consultants, when they are needed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588294838
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Current Clinical Neurology Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Historical interfaces between American neurology and psychiatry3
2The evolution of psychiatry and neurology : two disciplines divided by a common goal?11
3Psychiatric evaluation of the neurological patient19
4An overview of depression33
5Anxiety disorders43
6Schizophrenia59
7Hysteria in neurological practice : the somatoform and dissociative disorders67
8Catatonia : clinical features, differential diagnosis, and treatment81
9Addictions93
10Personality disorders105
11Psychiatric complications in dementia125
12Psychiatric complications of strokes137
13Neuromuscular disorders153
14Psychiatric aspects of Parkinson's disease163
15Neuropsychiatric disorders in multiple sclerosis177
16Epilepsy191
17Tourette's syndrome209
18Huntington's disease227
19Psychiatry of the cerebellum241
20Childhood disorders257
21Geriatric disorders279
22Fatigue295
23Delirium307
24Psychopharmacology : a pharmacodynamic approach313
25Electroconvulsive therapy329
26Neurosurgical treatments for psychiatric indications339
27Psychotherapy for psychiatric disorders363
28Psychiatric emergencies and crisis management in a neurological practice377
29Informed consent and competency : legal and ethical issues391

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