Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy
  • Release Date : 28 July 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Medical
  • Pages : 344 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 008055959X
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080559599
Score: 4
From 245 Ratings
CLICK HERE TO GET BOOK

Synopsis : Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy written by Andres Kanner, published by Elsevier which was released on 28 July 2010. Download Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy addresses controversial clinical issues of the psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. The book explores the reasons behind the poor communication between psychiatrists and neurologists and suggests potential remedies to this important problem, and two chapters are devoted to examining whether psychiatrists and neurologists are properly trained to recognize and treat conditions that both disciplines commonly encounter in clinical practice. Identification of the causes behind the high rate of comorbidity between epilepsy and mood, anxiety, psychotic and attention deficit disorders is given high priority in the volume, and a specific review of the evidence of common pathogenic mechanisms that may be operant in epilepsy and these psychiatric disorders is included. Recently identified bidirectional relationship between mood disorders and epilepsy and its implication in the course and response to treatment of the seizure disorder are also explored. Several chapters are devoted to rectify common misunderstandings of the use of psychotropic drugs in patients with epilepsy, including the use of antidepressant and central nervous system stimulants. Finally, one chapter explores the possibility of organic causes of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Compiles into one source the important controversial issues of the psychiatric aspects of epilepsy, which have significant implications in clinical practice Authors are internationally recognized authorities in the field of psychiatric aspects of epilepsy

The Epilepsies

The Epilepsies

Author : Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos
Publisher : Bladon Medical Pub
Category : Medical
GET BOOK