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NEUROPSYCHIATRIC ASSESSMENT
■DEFINITIONS
■CLINICAL AND LABORATORY EXAMINATION
Initial Observations
Metabolic and Biochemical Investigations
Electroencephalography
Brain Imaging
■REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDED READING
■ESSENTIAL NEUROANATOMY
Limbic System
FIGURE 2–2.Projections to the parahippocampal gyrus
Basal Ganglia
Reticular Activating System
Cerebral Cortex
Cerebellum
■BRAIN-BEHAVIOR RELATIONSHIPS
■DEPRESSION
■MOOD AND AFFECT LABILITY
■DELUSIONS AND PSYCHOSIS
■HALLUCINATIONS AND ILLUSIONS
AND OTHER REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS
■PERSONALITY ALTERATIONS
TABLE 3–6.Etiologies of obsessive-compulsive symptoms
■DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS
UNEXPLAINED NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOMS
■PRESENTATIONS
■EVALUATION
TABLE 4–5.Clues to a diagnosis of pseudoseizures
■INVESTIGATIONS
FRONTAL LOBE SYNDROMES
■FRONTAL LOBE SYNDROMES
Dorsolateral Prefrontal Syndrome
Orbitofrontal Syndrome
Medial Frontal Syndrome
■DISEASES OF THE FRONTAL LOBES
TABLE 6–2.Characteristics of the aphasia syndromes
■ALEXIAS AND AGRAPHIAS
■DYSARTHRIA
■REITERATIVE SPEECH DISTURBANCES
■GERSTMANN AND ANGULAR GYRUSSYNDROMES
■DISCONNECTION SYNDROMES
■VISUOPERCEPTUAL DISORDERS
Monocular Blindness
Unilateral Neglect
Anosognosia and Anosognosic Syndromes
Symbol- or Figure-Cancellation Abnormalities
■BODY-SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
Dressing Disturbances
■VISUOSPATIAL COGNITION AND MEMORYDISORDERS
MEMORY AND ITS DISORDERS
■ANATOMY OF MEMORY
■MEMORY DISORDERS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
■PSYCHOGENIC AMNESIAS
■DYSMNESIC STATES
■TESTS OF MEMORY FUNCTION
EPILEPSY AND LIMBIC SYSTEM DISORDERS
■PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS OF EPILEPSY
TABLE 9–4.Classification of psychiatric disorders of epilepsy
■OTHER TEMPORAL LOBE DISORDERS
DEMENTIA AND DELIRIUM
Alzheimer’s Disease
Cortical dementia Subcortical dementia
Vascular Dementia
TABLE 10–7.Diagnostic criteria for vascular dementia (VAD)
Dementia With Lewy Bodies
Dementia of Depression
Frontotemporal Dementia
Hydrocephalus
Central Nervous System Infections With Dementia
Miscellaneous Dementia Syndromes
Dementia in Children
■ASSESSMENT OF DEMENTIA
■TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA
MOVEMENT DISORDERS
■PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Demography
Clinical Features
Pathology
Treatment
Dementia and Cognitive Alterations
Depression
TABLE 11–1.Agents used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease
Other Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Drug-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders
■PARKINSONISM
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Vascular Parkinsonism
Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
■HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE
Neuropsychiatric Manifestations
■NON–HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE CHOREAS
Tardive Dyskinesia
Chorea With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
■DYSTONIC DISORDERS
■TIC SYNDROMES
STROKE AND BRAIN TUMORS
■CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE AND STROKE
Types of Cerebrovascular Disease
TABLE 12–1.Relative frequency of types of stroke syndromes
Risk Factors for Cerebrovascular Disease
Assessment of the Stroke Patient
Treatment of Cerebrovascular Disease
■BRAIN TUMORS
Types of Brain Tumors
Clinical Features of Brain Tumors
■MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
■LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHIES
■GENETIC DISORDERS AFFECTINGWHITEMATTER
HEAD INJURY ANDITSSEQUELAE
■OTHER NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONSEQUENCESOF TRAUMA
■POSTCONCUSSIONAL SYNDROME
TREATMENTS IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY
■NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Basic Concepts
TABLE 15–1.Classification system for psychotropic drugs
Antidepressants
Antipsychotics (Neuroleptics)
Sedative-Hypnotics
Mood-Stabilizing Drugs
Anticonvulsant Drugs
■ABREACTION
■ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
■VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION
■TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
■NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES
GLOSSARY
INDEX
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