EEG can be a helpful tool in the diagnosis of delirium, dementia and in the differentiation of these entities from a primary mood, anxiety or psychotic disorder. An EEG should be considered in cases in which the differential diagnosis represents a challenge to the clinician as it can be an invaluable, noninvasive, and relatively easy test to perform.
|Title of host publication||Standard Electroencephalography in Clinical Psychiatry|
|Subtitle of host publication||A Practical Handbook|
|Publisher||John Wiley and Sons|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - 14 Mar 2011|
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