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Psychological /functional forms of memory disorder: in Hallett M., Stone J., Carson A. eds: "Functional neurologic disorders" vol 139 of the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series

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Julia Dietlind Griem, Jon Stone, Alan J. Carson, M.D. Kopelman

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFunctional neurologic disorders
PublisherElsevier
Pages407-418
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss the wide variety of patients who may attend a memory clinic or other health services presenting with memory symptoms but do not have dementia. These diagnoses may include a wide range of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, but in this chapter we will focus on other causes of memory symptoms which may be labelled ‘psychological’ or ‘functional’, or be more obviously part of an established psychiatric disorder . We describe the differential categorization recently posited by Stone et al. (2015), and consider important aspects of assessment and management in these cases.

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