Brain Injury and Mental Retardation: Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychiatry

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - 509 páginas
This authoritative resource is ideal for those caring for patients wit h traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental retardation (MR) syndromes. The text is structured in an easy to follow format: five chapters on b rain injury syndromes, five chapters on mental retardation syndromes, four chapters devoted to other neuropathic conditions that are common to both, and six chapters that feature the drugs and how to use them. The drug section is tailored to the psychiatric disorders relevant to these specific patient populations.
 

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Brain Injury
1
Perinatal and Pediatric Brain Injury
21
Mental Retardation
51
Mechanisms of Brain Injury
63
Evaluation of the Neuropsychiatric Patient
83
Transient Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury
101
The Static Neurobehavioral Syndromes
123
Delayed Neurobehavioral Sequelae of Brain Injury
151
The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome
271
Epilepsy
285
Psychostimulants Dopamine Agonists and Amantadine
301
Antidepressants
323
The Psychotropic Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs
345
Lithium Salts
375
Anxiolytics and Antipsychotics
381
Tardive Dyskinesia and Tardive Akathisia
395

Disorders of Behavior
175
The Pathobehavioral Syndromes
185
Disorders of Eating Drinking and Sleeping
201
Disorders of the X and Y Chromosomes
219
Autism
229
The Problem of Selfinjurious Behavior
255
Extraterritorial Psychotropics
413
Cognitive Enhancers and Neuroprotectants
429
The Problem of Drug Treatment in Neuropsychiatry
449
Appendices
473
Subject Index
489
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