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NEUROPSYCHIATRY

FATHER OF
PSYCHIATRY

PHILIPPE PINEL

WHAT IS
NEUROPSYCHIATRY?
Neuropsychiatry is a branch of
medicine that deals with mental
disorders attributable to the diseases of
the nervous system which is closely
related to the neuro psychology and
behavioral neurology.

VARIOUS
NEUROPSYCHIATRIC
DISORDERS
Stress related disorders
Anxiety disorders
Organic disorders
Substance misuse disorders
Eating disorders
Disorders of adult personality and behavior
Mood disorders
Delusional disorders

MULTIDISCIPLINARY
Neuropsychiatry is multidisciplinary in nature
which is related to various fields such as:
Behavioral neurology
Neuropsychology
Ethology
Evolutionary psychology
Basic neuroscience
Cognitive psychology
Human functional brain imaging

RISK FACTORS OF
NEUROPSYCHIATRIC
DISORDERS
Increasing age
Atherosclerosis
Alcoholism
Premorbid personality
Marital discord
Problems at work
Financial instability
Poor interpersonal relationships

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC
COMPLCATIONS
Cognitive impairment
AIDS dementia
Delirium
Affective disorder
Anxiety state
Psychosis
Substance use disorder
Pain syndrome

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC
SYMPTOMS
Apathy
Agitation
Anxiety
Irritability
Dysphoria
Disinhibition
Hallucination
Euphoria
Delusion
Aberrant motor behavior

TREATMENT
Pharmacotherapy
Physical therapy
Occupational therapy
Recreation therapy
Speech therapy
Vocational rehabilitation