Text provides an approach to the clinical assessment of patients presenting to the physician for evaluation of cognitive, behavioral and/or psychiatric symptoms. With the increasing convergence of behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry, this is the first text to combine the interests of these fields in one sourcebook. Presents detailed coverage of history taking, physical diagnosis, and the neurologic exam and as a prelude to differential diagnosis. Case examples illustrate the integration of historical, cognitive, psychiatric, neurological and laboratory data in the diagnostic process. Where relevant, background basic science and theoretical material are supplied to support the differential diagnosis.