Psychiatry for Neurologists / Edition 1

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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.

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" eminently useful volume for contemporary practitioners." -Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588294838
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: Current Clinical Neurology Series
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Historical interfaces between American neurology and psychiatry 3
2 The evolution of psychiatry and neurology : two disciplines divided by a common goal? 11
3 Psychiatric evaluation of the neurological patient 19
4 An overview of depression 33
5 Anxiety disorders 43
6 Schizophrenia 59
7 Hysteria in neurological practice : the somatoform and dissociative disorders 67
8 Catatonia : clinical features, differential diagnosis, and treatment 81
9 Addictions 93
10 Personality disorders 105
11 Psychiatric complications in dementia 125
12 Psychiatric complications of strokes 137
13 Neuromuscular disorders 153
14 Psychiatric aspects of Parkinson's disease 163
15 Neuropsychiatric disorders in multiple sclerosis 177
16 Epilepsy 191
17 Tourette's syndrome 209
18 Huntington's disease 227
19 Psychiatry of the cerebellum 241
20 Childhood disorders 257
21 Geriatric disorders 279
22 Fatigue 295
23 Delirium 307
24 Psychopharmacology : a pharmacodynamic approach 313
25 Electroconvulsive therapy 329
26 Neurosurgical treatments for psychiatric indications 339
27 Psychotherapy for psychiatric disorders 363
28 Psychiatric emergencies and crisis management in a neurological practice 377
29 Informed consent and competency : legal and ethical issues 391
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