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Disorders of Emotion in Neurologic Disease. Handbook of Clinical Neurology Volume 183

  • Book

  • February 2022
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5315190
Disorders of Emotion in Neurologic Disease, Volume 183 in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series,�informs clinicians on which neurologic diseases are likely to have a secondary effect on emotion, what to look for in diagnosis, and best practices for treatment.� The book begins with an understanding of the neurological basis for emotions in order to better understand what goes awry in neurological disease.� It then discusses specific neurologic diseases and disorders affecting emotion.

Table of Contents

1. The neuroscience of emotional disorders�
2. Unconscious processing of emotions and the right hemisphere
3. Alexithymia�
4. Disorders of vocal emotional expression and comprehension: The aprosodias
5. Disorders of facial emotional expression and comprehension�
6. Emotional disorders and the cerebellum: Neurobiological substrates, neuropsychiatry, and therapeutic implications�
7. Hemispheric stroke: Mood disorders
8. Emotion and mood disorders associated with epilepsy�
9. Mood and emotional disorders associated with parkinsonism, Huntington disease, and other movement disorders�
10. The emotional disorders associated with multiple sclerosis
11. Paraneoplastic and autoimmune encephalitis: Alterations of mood and emotion
12. The effect of severe traumatic brain injury on social cognition, emotion regulation, and mood�
13. Degenerative dementias: Alterations of emotions and mood disorders
14. Treatment of disorders of emotional comprehension, expression, and emotional semantics
15. Neural mechanisms of emotions, alexithymia, and depression