Neuropsychological and psychopathological differentiation of delirium

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Gabriel, Alexander;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Subject: 610 Medizin und Gesundheit | 610 Medical sciences; Medicine | awareness | cognitive disorder | attention | delirium
    • ddc: ddc:610
    mesheuropmc: nervous system diseases | behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

ICD-10 and DSM-IV differ in their definitions of delirium. The DSM-IV definition centers around a disorder of attention and cognitive functions, whereas ICD-10 describes delirium as a broader neuropsychological and psychopathological syndrome, e.g. hallucinations, emoti... View more
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