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Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes

Kathleen L. Poston

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0051
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Recent advances in imaging technology provide new means of assessing atypical parkinsonian patients and offer both clinicians and researchers more accurate differential diagnoses than history and ... More


Clinical Applications

Kathleen L. Poston

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0126
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This chapter provides an in-depth discussion of how current neuroimaging techniques can aid the clinician in the diagnosis of patients with parkinsonian symptoms. Although clinical assessment and ... More


Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michelle S. Ballan

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the literature on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders in school-based settings. Reasons for the increasing prevalence rates are explored along with the ... More


Transcranial Sonography in Parkinsonian Syndromes

Daniela Berg

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0036
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Transcranial sonography (TCS) has recently been introduced as an ancillary tool for the diagnostic workup of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (PD) and related disorders. This approach has found ... More


Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

David Eidelberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This volume provides up-to-date information concerning new applications of brain imaging to the study of Parkinson’s disease (PD). The chapters, written by experts in this field, focus on the various ... More


Missed Diagnosis

Deborah Tuerkheimer

in Flawed Convictions: "Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199913633
eISBN:
9780199361830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913633.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

Like everyone else, physicians take shortcuts when processing complex information. Unfortunately, mistakes in diagnosis often result. This chapter applies what we know about cognitive errors to ... More


Differential diagnosis in dementia

Peter Garrard

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The neurodegenerative dementias incorporate a range of pathological processes, many of which show distinctive clinical signatures. Although neurodegenerative processes are irreversible and difficult ... More


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Maria Scannapieco and Kirstin R. Painter

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is marked by problems with functioning or development that are related to symptoms of a persistent pattern of inattention and/or ... More


Bipolar Disorders

Chris Ahlman

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) does not describe the typical symptoms noted by researchers of pediatric bipolar disorder under bipolar I or II ... More


The Diagnostics of Injustice

Thomas J. Donahue-Ochoa

in Unfreedom for All: How the World's Injustices Harm You

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190051686
eISBN:
9780190051716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051686.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 1 argues that careful diagnosis of injustices is central to understanding what to do about them. This requires differential diagnosis: the comparative assessment of different diagnoses of ... More


Psychogenic pruritus

John Y. Koo and Roger S. Lo

in Pruritus in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525103
eISBN:
9780191730238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525103.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses psychogenic pruritus, which encompasses a heterogeneous group of diagnoses and is not just a diagnosis of exclusion. Psychogenic pruritus can be classified as pruritus ... More


Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: PET

Biju Gopalakrishnan and A. Jon Stoessl

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a functional imaging technique utilized in Parkinson’s disease (PD) largely to assess the integrity of the nigrostriatal dopamine system. This chapter reviews ... More


Elimination Disorders

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Elimination disorders are sometimes considered the ugly step-child in psychiatry. Nocturnal enuresis is the voiding of urine at night and is always involuntary. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ... More


Case Studies

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

in Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 6 presents case studies of diseases that afflict individuals rather than their communities at large. The conditions are presented in these categories: neoplastic diseases (cancers), ... More


Depressive Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

Anthony James

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on depressive disorders in childhood and adolescence. Depression in children and adolescents is a complex and debilitating disease, and typically has a lifelong, chronic, and ... More


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