Drugs and Neurotoxins

  • Robert M. AndersonJr.
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


This chapter summarizes very briefly some of the cognitive and behavioral effects that may be produced by drags and neurotoxins. For more detailed information, the practitioner is referred to Neuropsychological Toxicology (Hartman, 1988) and Neurotoxins in Clinical Practice (Goetz, 1985). A list of drags that may cause psychiatric symptoms can be found in The Medical Letter (1989). A description of the special batteries and techniques that have been developed for the evaluation of patients who have been exposed to toxins is beyond the scope of this book. The practitioner may consult Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology (Valciukas, 1991) and the Neurotoxicity Guidebook (Singer, 1990).


Optic Neuritis Psychological Effect Antiepileptic Medication Symbol Digit Modality Test Cortical Blindness 
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  • Robert M. AndersonJr.
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  1. 1.HonoluluUSA

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