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Medicine - Neurology | Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Movement Disorders

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Movement Disorders

Reichmann, Heinz (Ed.)

2015, XIII, 299 p. 5 illus., 3 illus. in color.

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  • Discusses neuropsychiatric complications in movement disorders, which are of increasing interest as an indicator of outcome
  • Comprehensive discussion by experts in the field internationally
  • Provides an overview of new drugs available that may be useful in the management of patients with neuropsychiatric problems and movement disorders

This is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of patients with movement disorders, i.e. Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, dystonia and others, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on diagnostic and management issues. 

This book includes critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of the current research on the neuropsychiatry of movement disorders and on unanswered questions/controversies. Symptomatology and 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 Movement Disorders is aimed at neurologists, movement disorder specialists and psychiatrists, and will also be of interest to intensive care doctors, psychologists and neuropsychologists, research and specialist nurses, clinical researchers and methodologists.​

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Huntington's disease - Lewy body dementia - Parkinson's disease - depression - movement disorder - neuropsychiatric symptom

Related subjects » Neurology - Psychiatry

Table of contents 

Depression, Apathy, Anhedonia, Fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease.- Mild Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease.- Parkinson’s Disease Dementia.- Impulse Control Disorders.- Influence of Dietary Constituents on Motor and Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease.- Psychosis in Parkinson’s Disease.- Neuropsychiatric Manifestations in Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes.- Neuropsychiatric Disturbances in Dystonia.- Depression in Huntington’s Disease.- Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Mild or Major Neurocognitive Disorder) in Huntington’s Disease.- Tics.- Wilson’s Disease.- Ataxia.

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