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Psychiatric disorders prior to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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It is recognized that neuropsychiatric conditions are over-represented in ALS patient kindreds and psychiatric symptoms may precede the onset of motor symptoms. Using a hospital record linkage database, hospitalization with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression or anxiety was significantly associated with a first diagnosis of ALS within the following year. This is likely to specifically reflect the clinicopathological overlap of ALS with frontotemporal dementia. A diagnos...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/ana.24801

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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Goldacre, R
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Neurology Journal website
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
935–938
Publication date:
2016-11-14
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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EISSN:
1531-8249
ISSN:
0364-5134
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pubs:648608
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uri:a481acbd-1004-4836-a194-5253e2c298d4
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uuid:a481acbd-1004-4836-a194-5253e2c298d4
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pubs:648608
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6

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