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Neuropsychiatric disorders

Mervi L.S. Pitkanen, Tom Stevens and Michael D. Kopelman

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.2604

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Neuropsychiatric disorders

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Neuropsychiatry is concerned with disorders of affect, cognition, and behaviour that arise from overt disorder in cerebral function, or from indirect effects of extracerebral disease.

The clinician needs to have a practical approach to the assessment, investigation, and management of patients manifesting cognitive and behavioural change, and to be aware of the specific cerebral and extracerebral disorders that commonly involve or are accompanied by cognitive or behavioural change....

Chapter.  13311 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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