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Identifying and Managing Brain and Behavior Conditions

  • Serena A. Fernandes
  • Kevin K. Tsang
  • Patricia Ibeziako
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Abstract

There is increasing recognition of the need for an integrated approach between pediatric neurologists and child psychiatrists to effectively care for children with neurological disorders. The consultation-liaison providers are increasingly called on to identify psychiatric manifestations of neurological disorders and to help manage the emotional and behavioral effects of the illness, its treatment, and longer-term neuropsychiatric sequelae. This chapter reviews common childhood neurological illness and highlights relevant psychiatric considerations in their presentation, assessment, and treatment.

Keywords

Neurological Neuropsychiatric Neurobehavioral Behavioral neurology Central nervous system Pediatrics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serena A. Fernandes
    • 1
  • Kevin K. Tsang
    • 1
  • Patricia Ibeziako
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryBoston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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