Medicine - Course - Neurology and Psychiatry for Internal Medicine

  • Course Code: INTM911
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: (1 lec, 1Cln)
  • Course Type:  Major Core (MC)

Course Description

Neurology: Neurovascular disorders (atherosclerosis and cerebrovascular strokes). CNS infections (leptominigitis, encephalitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis, slow virus infection in brief). Neurodegenerative disorders (senile dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinsonism) and multiple sclerosis. Neurotrauma. CNS tumors (DD of a mass lesion in CT scan) neuromuscular diseases. Headache and epilepsy. Coma and syncope. Neurological manifestations of metabolic and toxic disorders, nutritional and collagenic disease. Neurological examination (paraparesis). Hemiparesis and facial weakness. Cervical and lumbar disc prolapse and spondylosis. Approach to a patient with polyneuropathy. Approach to a patient with headache. Psychiatry: Introduction (General). Psychopharmacology. Anxiety and depression. Organic brain disorders (Delirium). Personality disorders. Drug abuse. Anxiety. Major depression. Delirium and Dementia. Somatoform Disorders.