Clinical Neuroscience

Clinical Neuroscience is the study of principles underlying the clinical presentation and investigation of diseases affecting the brain. It provides a deep and detailed understanding of brain diseases. It includes basic scientific concepts which underlie clinical symptoms, signs and practice.

Neurologyneurosurgery and psychiatry are the main medical specialties that use neuroscientific information, other medical specialties such as neuroradiology, neuropathology, ophthalmologyotorhinolaryngologyanesthesiology and rehabilitation medicine can contribute to the discipline.

Integration of the neuroscience perspective alongside other traditions like psychotherapy, social psychiatry or social psychology will become increasingly important.