May 15, 1998 Issue
Pseudoneurologic Syndromes: Recognition and Diagnosis [Article]

Physicians may encounter patients with a collection of psychologic disorders that present with neurologic symptoms or signs, yet have no identifiable structural or functional etiology within the nervous system. These disorders comprise the so-called pseudoneurologic syndromes, which can mimic almost...

Apr 1, 1998 Issue
Recognition and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [Article]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is relatively common; however, its actual incidence has only recently become clear. The neurotransmitter serotonin appears to have a central role in this disorder. Males and females are affected equally, with onset usually occurring in late adolescence. Symptoms include...

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