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The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy free pdf Michael Trimble and Bettina Schmitz have assembled a multi-national team of experts to review the most recent findings and explore the interface between epilepsy and behaviour disorders. They begin by looking at the classifications available and examine how adequate they are for defining the subtleties of behavioural changes in patients with neurological disorders. Coverage is broad-ranging, from related cognitive problems, the biological underpinnings and pseudoseizures, to clinical aspects and treatment issues. There has been a great deal of research in this area over recent years, but limited published reviews. This timely book covers the practical implications of ongoing research, and offers both a diagnostic and management perspective. It will be essential reading for all professionals engaged in the treatment of epileptic patients.

About Michael Trimble

Professor Trimble has been at the forefront of the developing field of neuropsychiatry for over 20 years. His special interest is in seizure disorders and he runs a research unit devoted to neuropsychiatry and behavioural neurology. Dob 20.5.46. Bettina Schmitz is Senior Registrar and Head of the Epilepsy Research Group in the Department of Neurology at the Charite, Virchow-Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. She qualified in medicine from the Free University in Berlin in 1986, and worked as a research fellow at the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, London, before returning to Berlin in 1992 to take up a post as registrar in the Department of Psychiatry at the Free University. She qualified in psychiatry, psychotherapy and neurology. She completed her MD in 1989, her PhD in 1997. Dr Schmitz' research has focused on epilepsy. In 1991, while in London, she carried out grant aided research on the neuropsychiatric differentiation of frontal epilepsies. Dr Schmitz has written a number of papers and books on epilepsy, and regularly presents at national and international conferences on the subject. DOB 12.05.1960

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Author : Michael Trimble
Publisher : Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
Data Published : 20 December 2004
ISBN : 0511058470
EAN : 9780511058479
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 360 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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