The second edition of this popular pocket guide is updated throughout, featuring new medications and new diagnostic procedures and criteria. Like the first edition, it presents brief synopses of the major neuropsychiatric and neurobehavioral syndromes, discusses their clinical assessment, and provides guidelines for management.
Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D., is Augustus S. Rose Professor of Neurology and Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California.
Michael R. Trimble, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych., is Raymond Way Professor in Behavioral Neurology at the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square in London, England.
Introduction to the Concise GuidesSeriesPrefaceChapter 1. Neuropsychiatric assessmentChapter 2. Behavioral neurobiologyChapter 3. Neuropsychiatric symptoms and syndromesChapter 4. Unexplained neurological symptomsChapter 5. Frontal lobe syndromesChapter 6. Aphasia and related syndromesChapter 7. Visual, visuospatial, and right-brain disordersChapter 8. Memory and its disordersChapter 9. Epilepsy and limbic system disordersChapter 10. Dementia and deliriumChapter 11. Movement disordersChapter 12. Stroke and brain tumorsChapter 13. White matter diseases and inborn errors of metabolismChapter 14. Head injury and its sequelaeChapter 15. Treatments in neuropsychiatryGlossaryIndex
This book would be most useful for medical students or resident physicians, who can use it for review and carry it conveniently for reference, but it could also be of value for other practitioners who regularly work with individuals with neurological disorders and their psychopathological sequelae. * William M. Greenberg, M.D., American Journal of Orthopsychiatry * This is a very useful and easy to read manual that the clinician can use on a daily, quick reference basis. This book is written in a very practical, user-friendly format differentiating itself from other books in this category. * Raj Tummala, M.D., Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal *
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