Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA

Articles

Different Strokes: How to Spot and Treat Poststroke Depression

May 20, 2021

Available evidence indicates that there are a multitude of neuropsychiatric syndromes that occur after a stroke. Cognitive impairment occurs in approximately one-third of patients. These neuropsychiatric manifestations often impede the recovery of motor functioning, reduce social functioning, and decrease the overall quality of life.

8 Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Treatments of Huntington Disease

March 25, 2021

In approximately half of patients with Huntington disease, symptoms of depression, irritability/aggression, executive dysfunction, psychosis, cognitive decline, and dementia present long before progressive motor symptoms.

5 Steps to Improve Outcomes in Substance Abuse in Older Patients

August 03, 2020

Addiction among older adults is associated with worse medical outcomes and increased economic burden of care. The long-term use of psychoactive substances can result in adverse neurological outcomes even at therapeutic doses.