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Title Neuropsychiatric symptoms of cerebrovascular diseases / José M. Ferro, editor
Published London ; New York : Springer, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Neuropsychiatric symptoms of neurological disease, 2196-2898
Neuropsychiatric symptoms of neurological disease.
Contents Part I. Psychiatry of stroke -- Delirium in stroke patients -- Poststroke illusions and hallucinations -- Depression after stroke -- Mania -- Anxiety disturbances in stroke patients -- Apathy -- Disturbances in the voluntary control of emotional expression after stroke -- Poststroke aggressiveness -- Denial of illness -- Part II. Psychiatry of vascular cognitive impairment -- Neuropsychiatric symptoms of CADASIL -- Neuropsychiatric aspects of vascular cognitive impairment -- Part III. Cerebrovascular disease and psychiatric disturbances -- Psychological and psychiatric triggers and risk factors for storke -- Vascular depression -- Cedrebrovascular disease and bipolar disorder
Summary Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of stroke, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on diagnostic and management issues. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases includes critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of the current research on the neuropsychiatry of stroke and on unanswered questions/controversies. Pharmacological aspects of management are discussed, to provide robust information on drug dosages, side effects and interaction, in order to enable the reader to manage these patients more safely. Illustrative cases provide real life scenarios that are clinically relevant and engaging to read. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is aimed at neurologists, stroke physicians and psychiatrists, and will also be of interest to intensive care doctors, psychologists ad neuropsychologists, research and specialist nurses, clinical researchers and methodologists
Analysis Medicine
Neurology
Psychiatry
Psychology, clinical
Medicine & Public Health
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Psychology
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 23, 2013)
Subject Neurobehavioral disorders.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Mental health services.
Neuropsychiatry.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- complications.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Ferro, José M.
ISBN 9781447124283 (electronic bk.)
1447124286 (electronic bk.)
1299858260 (ebk)
9781299858268 (ebk)