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Psychiatric Presentations Associated with Neurologic Illness 

Psychiatric Presentations Associated with Neurologic Illness
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Psychiatric Presentations Associated with Neurologic Illness
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Ellen M. Whyte

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199329311.003.0012
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date: 23 October 2020

Psychiatric symptoms are common in neurological disorders that affect the brain. These symptoms contribute greatly to the suffering and disability of patients. The first section of this chapter provides an overview of the most common neuropsychiatric syndromes seen in neurologic disorders (including depression, apathy, pseudobulbar affect, fatigue, psychosis, and agitation/aggression), and it reviews general principles of assessment and treatment. The second section of the chapter highlights the unique aspects of neuropsychiatric manifestations of specific disorders, including acquired brain injury, seizure disorders, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease), inflammatory diseases (e.g., multiple sclerosis), and infectious diseases (e.g., HIV).

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