Psychiatric aspects of clinical neurology

Am J Psychiatry. 1983 Feb;140(2):205-7. doi: 10.1176/ajp.140.2.205.


The author assessed 241 inpatients and outpatients on a neurology service for emotional disorders, using a systematic interviewing technique. DSM-III diagnoses were established in 101 of these patients (41.9%). The author presents a descriptive assessment of the patients' emotional disorders as well as data concerning the connections between neurologic and emotional illness.

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / complications
  • Mental Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Nervous System Diseases / complications
  • Nervous System Diseases / psychology*
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales