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Brain - General Syndromes - Injury Etc
 Organic Brain Syndrome
PsychNet-UK Organic Brain Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Brain Addiction Disorders - Patients with a diagnosis of “mind-brain disorder” need to be educated about their disorders using brain pictures, showing the patient the abnormalities. An Article.  3/5
Brain Chemicals and Modern Life - It all comes down to our chemistry. Fidgeting, concentration, sleep, energy levels, mood swings, even the ability to sweat.  An Article.  3/5
Brain Injuries and Vision - We welcome you to this network page which offers information on the visual consequences of brain injuries (such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI). 2/5
British Epilepsy Association - UK   - With links to: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome  3/5
Coma and Persistent Vegetative State - An Article.  3/5
Drug Induced Movement Disorders - NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME. A Fact Sheet. 3/5
Introduction to Brain Chemistry - Interesting links and brain information.  3/5 Student
Megalencephaly - Megalencephaly, also called macrencephaly, is a condition in which there is an abnormally large, heavy, and usually malfunctioning brain.... 3/5
  National Society for Epilepsy - www.epilepsynse.org.uk - The NSE is the largest UK medical charity for epilepsy; our doctors and scientist are internationally renowned for their research and assessment of the condition. NSE services include residential care, outpatient clinics, in-patient assessment services for people with difficult to control epilepsy, a confidential epilepsy helpline, epilepsy awareness training, provision of leaflets, books and videos, a patient self-management programme, and a network of epilepsy information services. Our website offers information about epilepsy and about the NSE, a message board, online shop, and more. 3/5
Neuropathology Laboratory on the Internet.   5/5
NINDS Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Information Page - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Accessible version Science for the Brain The nation's leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.  4/5
NINDS Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Page - Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a life-threatening, neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic drugs. 4/5
The Whole Brain Atlas - One of the best Brain sites that we know. 5/5
  
- CJD
PsychNet-UK Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Official Mad Cow Disease Homepage 5/5
 
- Cerebal Palsy
PsychNet-UK Cereral Palsy Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Cerebral Palsy; A Guide for Care - By Miller, Bachrach. 3/5
Cerebral Palsy Info Central. 4/5
SCOPE - The Charity for People with Cerebral Palsy. 3/5
Voice of the Cerebral Palsied - Of Greater Vancouver 3/5
 
Dementias
  PsychNet-UK Demantia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Candid Dementia - UK  4/5
Dementia With Lewy Bodies - By Penelope Roques. 3/5
Dementia with Lewy Bodies.- A Distinct Non-Alzheimer Dementia Syndrome? - An Article. 3/5
Hearing Voices in your Head - Some people claim hearing voices in your head indicates insanity!  An Article. 3/5
NINDS Dementia With Lewy Bodies Information Page - Synonym(s): Lewy Body Dementia. 4/5
The Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Effect of Reminiscence Therapy on Demented Elderly.  3/5
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. 3/5
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome - From MedLine Plus. 3/5
What is Lewy Body Disease? - This sheet tells you about a condition called Lewy body disease which is a cause of dementia very similar to Alzheimer's disease. It differs both in the precise nature of the symptoms and in the damage that is found in the brain after death. 3/5
 
  Mental Retardation
PsychNet-UK Mental Retardation Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
FRAXA Research Foundation - Fragile X Syndrome is the #1 inherited cause of mental retardation. 3/5
Cognitive Disability / Mental Retardation 4/5
Family Village - Information, resources, and communication opportunities for persons with mental retardation, & other disabilities, for their families, and for service providers. 3/5
Mental Retardation - From the ERIC Digest. 3/5
Psychiatric Assessment of the Person With Mental Retardation - An Article. 3/5
          
- Multi Infarct Dementia
  PsychNet-UK Multi Infarct Dementia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia: Multi-infarct Dementia - 4/5
NINDS Multi-Infarct Dementia Information Page. 4/5
   
- Stereotypic Movement Disorder
PsychNet-UK Stereotypic Movement Disorder - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
The Movement Disorder Society - To provide international forums to disseminate information on recent advances in both clinical and basic science pertinent to movement disorders. 3/5
Cognitive Disorders - General
Ataxia - Ataxia was started in 1964 (as Friedreich's Ataxia Group) by parents and relatives, friends of people with Ataxia, doctors and scientists. 3/5
Ataxias: Classification - Immune Miller-Fisher Multiple sclerosis Paraneoplastic Infections: CNS Acute ataxia: Viral Creutzfeldt-Jakob Meningitis, Mass lesion Abscess Neoplasm Sarcoid.  3/5
The Digital Anatomist - The Digital Anatomist Program is a collaboration between anatomists and computer scientists within the University of Washington Department of Biological Structure. The anatomists are headed by John Sundsten and Cornelius Rosse. 4/5
Drugs, Brains and BehaviorPreviously published by Prentice Hall as Principles of Behavioral Pharmacology, the copyright has been assigned to the authors, C. Robin Timmons & Leonard W. Hamilton. They, in turn, have decided to make their entire excellent book available on the Web.  4/5
Encephalitis and Meningitis Information Page Synonym(s): Meningitis. 3/5
National Ataxia Foundation Home Page - What is the National Ataxia Foundation? Information about and support for people with ataxia.  3/5
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome  4/5
  Psychological Sequelae - Postconcussion, Frontal Lobe, anf Temporal Lobe Syndromes. 3/5
Serendip - Brain and Behavior, Genes and Behavior.  4/5
 
Recommended Books:
Brain Disorders
Neural Modeling of Brain and Cognitive Disorders
Cognitive Deficits in Brain Disorders (
Developmental Cognitive Neuropsychology (Brain Damage, Behaviour & Cognition) (Paperback) by Christine Temple (Author) "How independent are different components of cognitive skills during development? ..." Neural Modeling of Brain and Cognitive Disorders (Progress in Neural Processing) (Progress in Neural Processing) (Hardcover) by James A. Reggia (Editor), Rita S. Berndt (Editor), Eytan Ruppin (Editor) "Neural modeling research is currently a very active scientific field involving substantial multidisciplinary work ..." Cognitive Deficits in Brain Disorders (Hardcover) by John Harrison (Author), Adrian Owen (Author) "A popular view of the study of human psychology is to posit a link between 'brain', 'behavior' and 'cognition' ..."
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