This book is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis and related diseases, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on diagnosis and management. Critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of the current research on the neuropsychiatry of demyelinating diseases is included, and unanswered questions are highlighted. Pharmacological aspects of management are discussed.
Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Inflammatory Demyelinating Diseases is aimed at neurologists, multiple sclerosis specialists and psychiatrists, and will also be of interest to intensive care doctors, psychologists ad neuropsychologists, research and specialist nurses, clinical researchers and methodologists.
- Discusses neuropsychiatric comorbidities in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica
- Comprehensive overview by experts in the field internationally
- Emphasis on diagnostic and management issues
Part I: Psychiatry of Demyelinating Diseases.- The Spectrum of Demyelinating Inflammatory Diseases of the Central Nervous System.- Depression and Multiple Sclerosis: Clinical Aspects, Epidemiology and Management.- Depression and Multiple Sclerosis: Imaging, Mechanisms.- Anxiety and Multiple Sclerosis.- Multiple Sclerosis and Bipolar Disorders.- Psychiatric Co-morbidity.- Psychiatric Presentation of Brain Inflammation.- Drug Management of Psychiatric Co-morbidity in Multiple Sclerosis.- Part II: Psychology.- Psychology of Multiple Sclerosis.- Coping and Multiple Sclerosis.- Fatigue.- Psychological and Behavioral Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis.- Part III: Cognitive Perspective.- Introduction to Social Cognition.- Psychopathology of Alexithymia and Multiple Sclerosis.- Social Cognition and Multiple Sclerosis.- Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis.- Neuropsychiatry of Neuromyelitis Optica.- Dementia in Multiple Sclerosis.- Depression, Anxiety and Cognitive Functioning in Multiple Sclerosis.
Dr Bruno Brochet is Professor of Neurology at University of Bordeaux, France, and Head of the Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Bordeaux, France. He is an MS specialist and he created the MS Clinic of Bordeaux. He is a member of INSERM U 862 laboratory (Neurocentre Magendie), in Stéphane Oliet’s team, dedicated to research on axons and glia relationships, and leads the clinical research group on MS, cognition and imagery. He has published more than 120 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr Brochet is a member of several scientific and medical advisory boards on multiple sclerosis (LFSEP, ARSEP, MSIF) and current president of the scientific advisory committee of the Ligue Française contre la Sclérose en plaques (LFSEP) and the Observatoire Français de la SEP (OFSEP)(co-president). He was appointed President of the French Neurology Federation in 2015.