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Psychiatric Aspects of Wilson Disease

  • Sahil Munjal
  • Paula C. Zimbrean
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Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Abstract

Psychiatric disturbances represent an important diagnostic and therapeutic issue in Wilson disease (WD). They represent a significant part of the clinical presentation of WD and can present at any point in the course of the illness. In this chapter, we are going to discuss relevant aspects of the clinical evaluation of psychiatric symptoms in WD, prevalence of psychiatric symptoms, significance of psychiatric symptoms, and treatment considerations.

Keywords

Wilson disease Psychiatry Depression Bipolar disorder Schizophrenia Psychiatric symptoms Treatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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