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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 October 2016
  • ISBN : 9780128018491
  • Page : 680 pages
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Functional Neurologic Disorders, the latest volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, summarizes state-of-the-art research findings and clinical practice on this class of disorders at the interface between neurology and psychiatry. This 51-chapter volume offers an historical introduction, chapters on epidemiology and pathophysiolology, a large section on the clinical features of different type of functional neurologic symptoms and disorders (including functional movement disorders, non-epileptic seizures, dizziness, vision, hearing, speech and cognitive symptoms), and then concluding with approaches to therapy. This group of internationally acclaimed experts in neurology, psychiatry, and neuroscience represent a broad spectrum of areas of expertise, chosen for their ability to write clearly and concisely with an eye toward a clinical audience. This HCN volume sets a new landmark standard for a comprehensive, multi-authored work dealing with functional neurologic disorders (also described as psychogenic, dissociative or conversion disorders). Offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach for the care of patients with functional disorders seen in neurologic practice, leading to more efficient prevention, management, and treatment Provides a synthesis of research efforts incorporating clinical, brain imaging and neurophysiological studies Fills an existing gap between traditional neurology and traditional psychiatry Contents include coverage of history, epidemiology, clinical presentations, and therapy Edited work with chapters authored by leaders in the field, the broadest, most expert coverage available

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Functional Neurologic Disorders

Functional Neurologic Disorders
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-06
  • ISBN : 9780128018491
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Neurologic Disorders

Functional Neurologic Disorders, the latest volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, summarizes state-of-the-art research findings and clinical practice on this class of disorders at the interface between neurology and psychiatry. This 51-chapter volume offers an historical introduction, chapters on epidemiology and pathophysiolology, a large section on the clinical features of different type of functional neurologic symptoms and disorders (including functional movement disorders, non-epileptic seizures, dizziness, vision, hearing, speech and cognitive symptoms), and then concluding with approaches to therapy.

Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine

Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine
  • Author : Michael J. Aminoff,S.Andrew Josephson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-02-18
  • ISBN : 9780124077386
GET THIS BOOKAminoff's Neurology and General Medicine

Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurologic practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific neurologic issues and disorders. This is also a valuable tool for the general practitioner seeking to understand the neurologic aspects of their medical practice. Completely revised with new chapters covering metastatic disease, bladder disease, psychogenic

Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms: A Five Areas Approach

Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms: A Five Areas Approach
  • Author : Christopher Williams,Alan Carson,Sharon Smith,Michael Sharpe,Jonathan Cavanagh,Catriona Kent
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-26
  • ISBN : 9781444138351
GET THIS BOOKOvercoming Functional Neurological Symptoms: A Five Areas Approach

Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms uses the proven and trusted five areas model of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to help people experiencing a range of medically unexplained symptoms, including chronic headaches, fatigue, dizziness, loss of sensation, weakness and numbness. Easy to use and practical, this CBT workbook: Presents the insights of award-winning authors who are experts in the field Contains therapeutic advice proven to work through years of research and practice Ensures patients success through specific plans leading to positive results

Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

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  • Author : Niruj Agrawal,Rafey Faruqui,Mayur Bodani
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780198757139
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New from Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry, the Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry bridges the gap between general psychiatric textbooks and reference texts in neuropsychiatry. Divided into four sections, it covers core knowledge and skills for practice in all psychiatric disciplines, with key information for training in neuropsychiatry.

Functional Movement Disorder

Functional Movement Disorder
  • Author : Kathrin LaFaver,Carine W. Maurer,Timothy R. Nicholson,David L. Perez
  • Publisher : Humana
  • Release Date : 2022-02-14
  • ISBN : 3030864944
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This book is a practical manual for clinical practitioners seeking to take an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of functional movement disorder (FMD). It discusses case vignettes, reviews the diagnostic approach, provides an update on available treatments, highlights clinical pearls and details references for further reading. Organized into three parts, the book begins with a framework for conceptualizing FMD - including its historical context, the biopsychosocial model and an integrated neurologic-psychiatric perspective towards overcoming mind-body dualism.

The Sleeping Beauties

The Sleeping Beauties
  • Author : Suzanne O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21
  • ISBN : 9781524748388
GET THIS BOOKThe Sleeping Beauties

In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children fall into a state that resembles sleep for months or years at a time. In Le Roy, a town in upstate New York, teenage girls develop involuntary twitches and seizures that spread like a conta­gion. In the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, employees experience headaches and memory loss after hearing strange noises during the night. These are only a few of the many sus­pected culture-bound psychosomatic syndromes—specific sets of symptoms that

Psychogenic Movement Disorders

Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  • Author : Mark Hallett,C. Robert Cloninger
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 078179627X
GET THIS BOOKPsychogenic Movement Disorders

This groundbreaking volume is the first text devoted to psychogenic movement disorders. Co-published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and the American Academy of Neurology, the book contains the highlights of an international, multidisciplinary conference on these disorders and features contributions from leading neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physiatrists, and basic scientists. Major sections discuss the phenomenology of psychogenic movement disorders from both the neurologist's and the psychiatrist's viewpoint. Subsequent sections examine recent findings on pathophysiology and describe current diagnostic techniques and therapies. Also

It's All in Your Head

It's All in Your Head
  • Author : Suzanne O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015-06-04
  • ISBN : 9781473511439
GET THIS BOOKIt's All in Your Head

A neurologist explores the very real world of psychosomatic illness. Pauline first became ill when she was fifteen. What seemed to be a urinary infection became joint pain, then life-threatening appendicitis. After a routine operation Pauline lost all the strength in her legs. Shortly afterwards, convulsions started. But Pauline’s tests are normal: her symptoms seem to have no physical cause whatsoever. This may be an extreme case, but Pauline is not alone. As many as a third of people

Neuropsychiatric Assessment

Neuropsychiatric Assessment
  • Author : Stuart C. Yudofsky,H. Florence Kim
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781585627318
GET THIS BOOKNeuropsychiatric Assessment

What is neuropsychiatry? This remarkable volume answers that question -- and more. Neuropsychiatry, which focuses on assessment and diagnostic issues at the interface of psychiatry and neurology, is enjoying a renaissance, largely because of the technological innovations detailed in these five chapters. Here, 11 recognized experts have assembled an overview of the essential techniques, current research, and future trends in neuropsychiatric assessment, focusing on clinical applications for psychiatry patients. This eminently practical work begins with the cornerstone of any neuropsychiatric assessment,

Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Kasia Kozlowska
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : 9783030461843
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

This open access book sets out the stress-system model for functional somatic symptoms in children and adolescents. The book begins by exploring the initial encounter between the paediatrician, child, and family, moves through the assessment process, including the formulation and the treatment contract, and then describes the various forms of treatment that are designed to settle the child's dysregulated stress system. This approach both provides a new understanding of how such symptoms emerge -- typically, through a history of recurrent

Hysteria: The Rise of an Enigma

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  • Author : J. Bogousslavsky
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-06-23
  • ISBN : 9783318026474
GET THIS BOOKHysteria: The Rise of an Enigma

Hysteria is probably the condition which best illustrates the tight connection between neurology and psychiatry. While it has been known since antiquity, its renewed studies during the 19th century were mainly due to the work of Jean-Martin Charcot and his school in Paris. This publication focuses on these early developments, in which immediate followers of Charcot, including Babinski, Freud, Janet, Richer, and Gilles de la Tourette were involved. Hysteria is commonly considered as a condition that often leads to spectacular

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  • Author : Wim Hof
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • ISBN : 9781683644101
GET THIS BOOKThe Wim Hof Method

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The only definitive book authored by Wim Hof on his powerful method for realizing our physical and spiritual potential. “This method is very simple, very accessible, and endorsed by science. Anybody can do it, and there is no dogma, only acceptance. Only freedom.” —Wim Hof Wim Hof has a message for each of us: “You can literally do the impossible. You can overcome disease, improve your mental health and physical performance, and even control your

Treating Nonepileptic Seizures

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  • Author : W. Curt LaFrance,Jeffrey Peter Wincze
  • Publisher : Treatments That Work
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : 9780199307173
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The primary aim of Treating Nonepileptic Seizures: Therapist Guide is to equip physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, and other practitioners with a validated, step-by-step treatment for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (NES) that can improve the lives of patients with this disabling disorder. Patients with NES frequently present in neurology, psychiatry, psychology, and emergency departments. The disorder has been documented in the medical literature for centuries, and much is known about the phenomenology, seizure characteristics, psychiatric comorbidities, neuropsychological testing, and psychosocial aspects in

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Emergency Neurology
  • Author : Morris Levin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-25
  • ISBN : 9780199991068
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What Do I Do Now? Emergency Neurology is designed as a resource for clinicians at all levels of training in all fields of medicine who treat patients with urgent and emergent neurological syndromes. It uses a novel approach focusing on the "clinical impasse" that so often occurs in complex cases, and emphasizes the creative intellectual process clinicians relish. Authored by Morris Levin, along with colleagues from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, this volume presents 32 common urgent/emergent cases divided in to

Neurology in Migrants and Refugees

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-10-22
  • ISBN : 9783030810580
GET THIS BOOKNeurology in Migrants and Refugees

This book is the result of reflections and work of the Specialty group on neurology in migrants of the World Federation of Neurology. The volume provides a synthesis of migrants’ health in relation to the sustainable development goals and the 2030 agenda, and an up-to-date overview on neurological diseases among migrants, refugees and ethnic minorities. The book is composed of both general chapters dealing with the history of migration, the relationship between climate change and migration flows, the migration and neurosciences