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Domenico De Berardis, Maurizio Brucchi, Nicola Serroni, Gabriella Rapini, Daniela Campanella, Federica Vellante, Alessandro Valchera, Michele Fornaro, Felice Iasevoli, Monica Mazza, Giuliana Lucidi, Giovanni Martinotti, Massimo di Giannantonio
In 1880 the French neurologist Jules Cotard described a condition characterized by delusion of negation (nihilistic delusion) in a melancholia context. Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in Cotard's syndrome (CS), but the nosographical figure of CS remains unclear. It isn't determined if it pertains to the delusional themes area or if it is related to the sense of immanent ruin in some depressive episodes. For these reasons CS has recently been supposed to be an intermediate form. Furthermore, since even less is known about secondary CS in subjects who had never suffered of psychiatric disorders, in the present case we report the development of a secondary CS in a female patient who underwent a lumpectomy for the removal of a benign fibroadenoma...
March 2015: Rivista di Psichiatria
M Gracia-Naya et al.
INTRODUCTION: Headache is the commonest cause of neurological consultation in Spain. Chronic tension headache is a common reason for consultation, although diagnosis is difficult. OBJECTIVES: To emphasize the profile of a patient with chronic tension headache and analyze the differences from other groups of neurology patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We selected chronic tension headaches on the criteria of the International Headache Society, in patients who were seen for the first time in one of 18 Neurology Clinics of the Communidad Autonoma de Aragon during a three month period in 1995...
November 16, 2000: Revista de Neurologia
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