The Temporal Lobes: An Approach to the Study of Organic Behavioral Changes

  • David M. Bear
Part of the Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology book series (HBNE, volume 2)


From a clinical perspective, alterations in the emotions or behavior of an individual primarily present a problem in differential diagnosis. For this reason, a simple rule or generalization has long been sought to distinguish behavioral syndromes of organic causation from functional—idiopathic or learned—psychiatric disorders.


Temporal Lobe Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Paranoid Schizophrenia Epileptic Focus Amygdaloid Complex 
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  • David M. Bear
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  1. 1.Research FellowMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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