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Neuroimaging in child neuropsychiatric disorders

  • Authors
  • B. Garreau

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. A child psychiatrist’s point of view

  3. A radiologist’s point of view

    1. A. Syrota
      Pages 7-8
  4. Methods and cerebral development

  5. Neurophysiological investigations and pathophysiology

  6. Neurophysiological investigations and treatment

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 257-289

About this book

Introduction

The twentieth century was the century of the development of morphological cerebral imaging by tomodensitometry (TDM) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). In recent years new brain imaging methods were used in adults with neurological lesions, and more recently in adults with psychiatric disorders. Now it is also possible to use, most of these morphological and functional brain imaging methods in children.
This book presents the main morphological and functional brain imaging methods that we can use in the child. Two main applications are developped: physiopathological and therapeutical interest. The physiopathological approach is of a great interest, coupled with clinical evaluation in psychomotor disorders like hyperkinetic or Tourette syndrom, and in developmental disorders like autistic syndrom, mental retardation, Rett Syndrom ...

Keywords

Syndrom brain brain imaging magnetic resonance magnetic resonance imaging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neuroimaging psychiatric disorder

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-95848-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-95850-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-95848-9
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