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Memory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice

Memory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice

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G. E. Berrios, John Hodges, Tim Dalgleish, S. Cox, Roger A. Dixon, A. Mayes, J. Coull, Barbara Sahakian, K. Breen, E. de Renzi, A. Zemen, I. S. Marková, Peter J. McKenna, A. P. McKay, K. Laws, Gabriel desRosiers, Barbara Wilson, J. Evans, Herman Sno, Sierra, N. Girala, E. Vermetten, J. Douglas Bremner, D. Bekerian, S. J. Goodrich, C. Allen, J. Postel, David G. Lamb, G. P. Prigatano, B. Solomka, Adrian Grounds
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  • Date Published: April 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521576710

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  • Memory complaints are a frequent feature of psychiatric disorder even in the absence of organic disease. In this practical reference, German Berrios and John Hodges lead an international team of eminent clinicians to focus on the psychiatric and organic aspects of memory disorders from the perspective of the multidisciplinary memory clinic. The disorders discussed include the dementias, amnesic syndrome and transient amnesic states, and the psychiatric aspects of memory disorders in the functional psychoses. Throwing new light on established conditions and introducing two new syndromes, this book is a major contribution to the clinical management of memory disorders in psychiatry, neuropsychology, and other disciplines.

    •  Written by an international team of eminent clinicians, psychiatrists and psychologists
    • Emphasises the psychiatric and clinical aspects of memory problems
    • Up-to-the-minute examination of the field, based on clinical observation and including the identification of two new memory syndromes
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    "This is an extremely valuable book on memory disorders in neuropsychiatry. Clinicians and researchers as well as trainees will, without a doubt, benefit from reading and referring to this book." Doody's Review Service G

    "In an entertaining, systematic format, with wide subject appeal, Berrios and Hodges successfuly explore the multi-faceted and expanding field of memory disorders while concurrently acknowledging and blending various aspects and contributions of psychiatry and psychology, resulting in an interesting and convincing argument for multidisciplinary management...Memory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice is written in an easy narrative style that is a pleasure to read." The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

    "The book contains much practical information. The sections on common problems like dementia and the pseudodementia of depression are comprehensive. On narrower topics, like amnesia or subjective memory complaints, it would be hard to find a more detailed reference. The chapters devoted to the history of memory science make appealing reading. Any topic you can think of in connection with memory is given attention in this book, including deja vu, jamais vu, confabulation, flashbulb or flashback memory, dissociative amnesia, recovered and false memories, and functional memory complaints...the book is replete with valuable information and resources, including an extensive bibliography at the end of each chapter. The editors have provided a fitting companion for the clinician looking for a memory aid." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

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    • Date Published: April 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521576710
    • length: 532 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.84kg
    • contains: 33 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I: Preface G. E. Berrios and John Hodges
    1. Historical aspects G. E. Berrios
    2. Mood and memory Tim Dalgleish and S. Cox
    3. The concept of meta-memory Roger A. Dixon
    4. The neuropsychology of memory A. Mayes
    5. Psychopharmacology of memory J. Coull and Barbara Sahakian
    Part II:
    6. The multidisciplinary Memory Clinic approach John Hodges, G. E. Berrios and K. Breen
    7. The dementias Greene and John Hodges
    8. The amnesiac syndrome E. de Renzi
    9. Transient global amnesia and transient epileptic amnesia A. Zemen and John Hodges
    10. Insight and memory complaints and deficits I. S. Marková and G. E. Berrios
    11. Memory in the functional psychoses Peter J. McKenna, A. P. McKay and K. Laws
    12. Depressive pseudodementia Gabriel desRosiers
    13. Practical management Barbara Wilson and J. Evans
    Part III:
    14. Paramnesias and delusions of memory I. S. Marková and G. E. Berrios
    15. Déjà vu and 'jamais vu' Herman Sno
    16. Confabulations G. E. Berrios
    17. Flashbulb and flashback memories Sierra and G. E. Berrios
    18. Functional memory complaints: hypochondria and disorganization G. E. Berrios, I. S. Marková and N. Girala
    19. Dissociative amnesia: re-remembering traumatic memories E. Vermetten and J. Douglas Bremner
    20. Recovered and false memories D. Bekerian and S. J. Goodrich
    21. Ganser syndrome C. Allen, J. Postel and G. E. Berrios
    22. Malingering and feigned memory disorders David G. Lamb and G. P. Prigatano
    23. Legal aspects of memory disorders B. Solomka and Adrian Grounds
    Notes
    Index.

  • Editors

    German E. Berrios, Robinson College, Cambridge

    John R. Hodges, University of Cambridge

    Contributors

    G. E. Berrios, John Hodges, Tim Dalgleish, S. Cox, Roger A. Dixon, A. Mayes, J. Coull, Barbara Sahakian, K. Breen, E. de Renzi, A. Zemen, I. S. Marková, Peter J. McKenna, A. P. McKay, K. Laws, Gabriel desRosiers, Barbara Wilson, J. Evans, Herman Sno, Sierra, N. Girala, E. Vermetten, J. Douglas Bremner, D. Bekerian, S. J. Goodrich, C. Allen, J. Postel, David G. Lamb, G. P. Prigatano, B. Solomka, Adrian Grounds

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