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Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría

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GALVEZ FLOREZ, Juan Francisco. Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Cerebrovascular Disorders. rev.colomb.psiquiatr. [online]. 2007, vol.36, suppl.1, pp.63-91. ISSN 0034-7450.

Introduction: Cerebrovascular disease is a major public health problem and common cause of neuropsychiatric disorders in the medically ill. Vascular lesions in the Central Nervous System cause signifi cant morbidity, usually followed by severe cognitive dysfunctions which become an important risk factor for developing psychopathology during the course of cerebrovascular disorders. Objective: To describe neuropsychiatric disorders affecting people with stroke other than post-stroke depression, as this will be reviewed extensively elsewhere. Method: Review of medical literature. Conclusions: Research on the neurobiology of mental disorders based on vascular theories to explain the etiology and physiopathology of some mental disorders has not come up with consistent results linking structural and functional studies with clinical correlates of neuropsychiatric syndromes. Implicit mechanisms responsible for the blend between systemic disease, neurological disorders and psychiatry are still poorly understood by the scientifi c community responsible for the treatment of cerebrovascular patients. Most studies are limited to case reports and series in severely ill patients leaving out those patients with mild to moderate stroke. These subjects are known to be at risk for neuropsychiatric disorders involving movement and cognitive symptoms such as Parkinson's, dementia and delirium.

Palavras-chave : Cerebrovascular trauma; psychiatry; neurology; psychotic disorder.

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