; R. Přikryl
; T. Kašpárek
; H. Kučerová
Psychiatrická klinika LF MU a FN, Brno
Čas. Lék. čes. 2004; : 80-83
Introduction describes historical relations between neurology and psychiatry. Both disciplines are now much nearerto each other than before – they have received similar diagnostic tools and they have similar therapeutic methods.Psychiatry is considered to be an integral part of neuroscience. The article reviews findings on the structural andfunctional changes accompanying the most serious psychiatric diseases and the growing role of the brain imagingmethods is depicted.