Should I choose late dyskinesias over depression?

Psychiatric Syndromes and Disorders

Clinical Neurology pp 1439-1469 | Cite as


In our culture, psychiatry has developed as a branch of medicine, and mental disorders are understood as dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS). Based on the knowledge about the functioning of the brain, psychiatry shares a medical and scientific understanding of their specialty with neurology. In addition, there is a wide range of specific questions, methods and traditions that are very different from those in neurology.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1. Psychiatric University Clinic RWTH AachenAachen
  2. 2nd St. Valentinus HospitalKiedrich