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Psychiatric aspects of neurological disease

Maria A. Ron

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0138
Psychiatric aspects of neurological disease

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Psychiatric abnormalities are an integral part of neurological disease and their study can improve our understanding of the neural basis of psychiatric illness. This chapter deals with common neurological diseases where psychiatric symptoms are prominent (Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Tourette syndrome, Multiple sclerosis, and space-occupying lesions).

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Subjects: Psychiatry

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