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The Diagnosis of Psychosis

di Cardinal  • 2011  • dettagli prodotto

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This book bridges the gap between psychiatry and medicine, providing a comprehensive review of the known causes of psychosis, both common and rare. Useful for teaching and reference, this clinically focused text is particularly relevant for psychiatrists, trainees and general physicians.Table of Contents Abbreviations and symbolsPrefaceAcknowledgementsPart I. The Causes of Psychosis: 1. Introduction2. Methods3. Delirium4. Neurodevelopmental disorders and chromosomal abnormalities5. Neurodegenerative disorders6. Focal neurological disease7. Malignancy8. Infectious and postinfectious syndromes9. Endocrine disease10. Inborn errors of metabolism11. Nutritional deficiency12. Other acquired metabolic disorders13. Autoimmune rheumatic disorders and vasculitides14. Other autoimmune encephalopathies15. Poisoning16. Sleep disorders17. Sensory deprivation and impairment18. Miscellaneous19. Catatonia20. Agitation and bizarre behaviour21. Primary psychiatric disease22. Factitious disorder and malingering23. Multiple simultaneous causes of psychosis, and questions of causalityPart II. A Clinical Approach to the Diagnosis of Psychosis: 24. History and examination25. Initial investigations relevant to psychosis26. Putting it together: clinical and paraclinical clues27. Further investigations relevant to psychosis28. Classificatory approach for psychosis of unknown aetiology29. Conclusion30. Appendices31. ReferencesIndex.


ISBN: 0521164842

Titolo: The Diagnosis of Psychosis


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2011

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile