Improving the ability of neurology departments in general hospitals to treat neuropsychiatric disorders


  • Lei Li
  • Lixin Zhang Siping Central People's Hospital



neurology, neuropsychiatric disorders, general hospitals, diagnosis, treatment


Due to the "stigma" of psychiatric diseases, most patients with psychiatric diseases prefer to be treated in general hospitals or combined Chinese and Western medicine hospitals, while patients with internal diseases are mostly seen in neurology departments. At present, there are few neurologists in general hospitals in China who are capable of treating neuropsychiatric disorders, and they do not have enough experience in treating such disorders. In this paper, we present a review of the current status of neuropsychiatric and psychiatric disorders in general hospitals and Chinese and Western medicine hospitals, and propose recommendations to strengthen the capacity of neurology departments in general hospitals to treat neuropsychiatric disorders.


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How to Cite

Li, L., & Zhang, L. (2022). Improving the ability of neurology departments in general hospitals to treat neuropsychiatric disorders. Advanced Medical Research, 1(1), 23–28.