Neurology review for the psychiatry boards [electronic resource] /
Sean I. Savitz ; editor, Michael Ronthal.
1st ed.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
p. ; cm.
0781766664, 9780781766661
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
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Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies, Inc. Available via World Wide Web.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Sean I. Savitz, MD, Co-Director, Stroke Program, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston Houston, Texas Michael Ronthal, MD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
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Bowker Data Service Summary
This concise review of neurology features chapters addressing the essential points of diagnosis and management of a wide variety of neurologic problems. The book also includes clinical cases and board-format multiple-choice questions with explanations.
Main Description
A spiring psychiatrists have to be well versed in organic neurology since many patients who have psychiatric-sounding symptoms have underlying organic neurological dysfunction.
Main Description
This concise review of neurology is an excellent study aid for psychiatry residents preparing for their annual in-service exam (PRITE) and written psychiatry board exam, as well as for practicing psychiatrists preparing for recertification exams. Succinct chapters written by expert authors address the essential points of diagnosis and management of a wide variety of neurological problems, with special emphasis on psychiatric aspects. Key Points are included in each chapter for rapid review.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Symptom-Oriented Neurological Problemsp. 1
Cranial Nerve Symptomsp. 3
Motor System: Weaknessp. 16
Sensory Examinationp. 20
Gait Disordersp. 27
The Neurogenic Bladderp. 34
Behavioral Neurologyp. 41
The Neurological Mental Status Examinationp. 43
Frontal and Parietal Lobe Syndromesp. 47
Temporal and Occipital Lobe Syndromesp. 50
The Dementiasp. 54
Confusionp. 62
Pathological Laughter and Cryingp. 68
Brief Overview of Neuropsychological Assessmentp. 73
Specific Disease Entities by Neurological Categoryp. 79
Movement Disordersp. 81
Epilepsyp. 106
Headachep. 126
Spinal Cord Disordersp. 137
Neuromuscular Disordersp. 147
Pediatric Neurology for Psychiatristsp. 166
Multiple Sclerosisp. 173
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disordersp. 184
Sleep Disordersp. 194
Functional Disease: Hysteriap. 222
Substance Abuse and Neurotoxicologyp. 229
Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 242
Pain Syndromesp. 252
Central Nervous System Infectionsp. 264
Brain Tumorsp. 283
Neurochemistry and Neurogeneticsp. 305
Behavioral Neurochemistry and Pharmacologyp. 307
Neurogeneticsp. 336
Neurological Complications of Systemic Diseasep. 353
Indexp. 359
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