The Elusive Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
In the second Salmon lecture, presented at the New York Academy of Medicine, Michael Rutter (1982) reviews the overwhelming evidence that “it is possible for overt and indisputable brain damage to occur, and yet for a careful clinical examination to reveal no definite (neurological) abnormalities” (p. 22). As a matter of fact, only about one-third (Shaffer, Chadwick, and Rutter, 1975) of such neurologically damaged youngsters show neurological symptoms.
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