Clinical Psychology

The differential diagnosis between disorders of consciousness (DoC), on the one hand, and conditions of severe immobility with aphasia, on the other hand, is extremely difficult. A patient is described whose morphology of brain lesions permitted both kinds of disorder. A battery of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) examinations was applied indicating that...
(Vol 11 p 60-65, Clinical psychology: 18 July 2011)
Electrical brain responses to words semantically related versus unrelated to their context were recorded in a coma patient on days 6 (Glasgow Coma Scale, GCS=6) and 22 (GCS=9). Significant differences between related and unrelated words (which were completely matched in their physical features) were consistently observed in both examinations. This is the first evidence...
(Vol 5 p 37-41, Neurology, Medical psychology, Critical care: September 2005)

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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