The present work has been prepared with the object of
providing the student and practitioner with a succinct account of our existing
knowledge of mental diseases. The book is divided into three sections. Part 1.
Normal Psychology: an attempt is made to correlate mental processes with their
physical substrata in the nervous system. Part 2.The Psychology of the insane is
treated in this section. Part 3.Mental Diseases: The classification of mental
diseases is explained in this section.
This note covers the following topics: Signs and symptoms,
characteristics of persons who abuse inhalants, Diagnostic Considerations,
Laboratory Studies, Anticonvulsants, Antipsychotics, Inpatient and Outpatient
This note covers the following topics related to Substance-Induced Mood
Disorders: Substances Linked to Depression or Mania, Etiology, Epidemiology,
DSM-IV-TR Classification of SIMD, Evaluation of SIMD, Differential Diagnosis,
Screening Laboratory Tests, CT Scanning, MRI, and EEG, Pharmacologic and Other
Treatment Considerations, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Prevention and