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The use of the EEG in clinical psychiatry

  • P. C. W. Bowie (a1), A. Y. Beaini (a2) and A. A. da Costa (a3)
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The electroencephalogram (EEG) is widely reported to be of limited value in psychiatry. This is particularly so with regard to the neuroses and functional psychoses. The value of the EEG in organic states is not much better, especially since the advent of computerised tomography (CT). However, it should be noted that the former gives a functional and the latter a structural assessment of cerebral disturbance.

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The use of the EEG in clinical psychiatry

  • P. C. W. Bowie (a1), A. Y. Beaini (a2) and A. A. da Costa (a3)
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