publication . Article . 2014

Depression as a mask for dyscirculatory encephalopathy and its therapy

D.V. Neverovskiy; S.F. Sluchevskaya;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 May 2014 Journal: Nevrologiâ, Nejropsihiatriâ, Psihosomatika, volume 6, issue 1, pages 44-47 (issn: 2074-2711, eissn: 2310-1342, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IMA-PRESS LLC
In outpatient practice, neurologists often face patients diagnosed with dyscirculatory encephalopathy (DEP). Sleep disorders, headaches, rapid and unexplained fatigability, and irritability are predominating, which poses a number of complex medical issues. A case report of a 69 year-old patient, who was being followed up for a long time because of DEP diagnosis is reported. However, examination of the neu-ropsychic status revealed the depressive disorder with somatoform complaints, which was verified by a psychiatrist. Psychotherapy and antidepressant therapy led to significant improvement. The differential diagnosis and treatment of depressive disorders in outp...
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free text keywords: dyscirculatory encephalopathy, affective disorders, depression, cognitive impairment, differential diagnosis., lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429, Antidepressant therapy, Encephalopathy, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychology, Headaches, medicine.symptom, Differential diagnosis, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Irritability
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