Concise Guide to Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology
For nearly 30 years, the Concise Guide to Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology has been an indispensable companion for clinicians caring for patients struggling with everything from delusions and hallucinations to aphasia and stroke.
This third edition combines all of the scientific rigor of its predecessors with a renewed emphasis on kind, empathetic care. It has been updated to account for the development of new techniques in brain imaging; improvement in electrophysiological methods to better detect epilepsy and sleep disorders; and a growing list of blood and spinal fluid biomarkers that have revolutionized diagnostic capability.
Readers will benefit from guidance on novel treatments and improved therapies for a range of disorders that includes • Memory disorders• Movement disorders• Brain tumors• Substance related disorders• HIV neurocognitive disorders
A wealth of tables throughout the book will help busy clinicians quickly reference relevant information, regardless of the patient's presentation. And an extensive list of recommended readings opens the door to further study.
As useful for trainees as it is for the experienced practitioner, the Concise Guide to Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, Third Edition offers the latest science and expert guidance to both achieve accurate diagnosis and undertake effective management of patients with complex neuropsychiatric and neurobehavioral disorders.