Archivi categoria: Psychiatry

rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation) for major depression disease (MDD)

In our center (www.neurolacote.ch) we perform rTMS of the brain, which is a treatment for major depression. This technique is able to modulate the electrical brain cortical function by a coil which provides repetitive electromagnetic induction on the skull. Low … Continua a leggere

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Misidentification syndromes at the interface of neurology and psychiatry

As neurologists, sometimes we deal with special « delusions ». Misidentification syndromes are rare neurologic conditions in which the patient attributes a wrong identity (a sort of hypo-identification) to people (Capgras syndrome or doubles’ illusion), to places (reduplicative amnesia), or believes that … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Cognition and Behavior, Lewy Body Disease, Parkinson Disease, Psychiatry | Lascia un commento

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)

Dans notre centre de Neurologie à Gland, nous avons maintenant la possibilité d’effectuer des traitements de stimulation magnétique transcrânienne répétitive (rTMS). Nous sommes les seuls neurologues installés, de la Suisse romande à proposer ce traitement ambulatoire. Il s’agit d’une méthode non invasive de stimulation … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Headache, Neurorehabilitation, Psychiatry, Uncategorized | Lascia un commento

Parkinson disease and anxiety

I think that anxiety is one of the most common non-motor symptom of Parkinson disease (PD) at the early stages of the disease. An anxiety profile that is specific to PD has not been defined. DSM diagnostic criteria of anxiety … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Cognition and Behavior, Parkinson Disease, Psychiatry | Lascia un commento

Hysteria around the world

You can download here http://www.karger.com/Book/Home/261562 the chapter Hysteria around the world of which I am one of the authors.  

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When negative emotions give physical symptoms. Feeling so sick!

Somatization disorders consist of chronic and recurrent somatic complaints, which cannot be explained by physical causes, or at least exceed what would be expected from a known physical problem. These complaints result in seeking medical attention repeatedly. Complaints are subjective … Continua a leggere

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Missing words and Anxiety

People with generalized anxiety disorder often report difficulties in finding words in association with reduced concentration, fatigue and sleep problems. Despite the phenomenon is common and well known there are only few scientific studies that investigated it. Anxious individuals say … Continua a leggere

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