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Principles of Psychiatry and Psychology 

Principles of Psychiatry and Psychology
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Principles of Psychiatry and Psychology
Author(s):

Mary M. Machulda

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214883.003.0036
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date: 23 October 2019

Cognition, classic psychiatric constructs, and an approach to the evaluation of cognition and psychologic disorders are discussed in this chapter. Cognitive evaluations may include simple office-based procedures, but formal neuropsychological testing and functional imaging have aided practitioners in further understanding and treating disorders as well as understanding normal function.

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