Chapter 2. An Overview of the Major CNS Disorders

  1. John Kelly

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682920.ch2

Principles of CNS Drug Development: From Test Tube to Patient

Principles of CNS Drug Development: From Test Tube to Patient

How to Cite

Kelly, J. (2010) An Overview of the Major CNS Disorders, in Principles of CNS Drug Development: From Test Tube to Patient, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682920.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519790

Online ISBN: 9780470682920

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Keywords:

  • CNS disorders - separated into neurological or psychiatric basis;
  • milestones in CNS disorder diagnosis;
  • CNS disorder categories in ICD-10 classification;
  • frequency of comorbidity of one CNS disorder with another;
  • affective disorders - disorders affecting mood;
  • diagnostic criteria for major depressive episode;
  • items of Hamilton (HAM-D) and Montgomery–Asberg Depression Rating Scales (MADRS);
  • diagnostic criteria for manic episode;
  • identification of catatonia and hebephrenia and later schizophrenia;
  • neurological/neurodegenerative disorders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of psychiatric disorders

  • Overview of neurological/neurodegenerative disorders

  • Concluding comments

  • References