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Neuroacanthocytois is a rare hereditary disease, which causes a degeneration of the striatum. Patients develop a choreatic movement disorder and also complex psychiatric symptoms, such as psychosis or Tourette's syndrome. We report a case of obsessive-compulsive disorder due to neuroacanthocytosis. The striatum plays an important role in the pathophysiology(More)
OBJECTIVE 10-year follow-up of the psychogeriatric inpatient care at the University Psychiatric Hospitals Basel following the establishment of an outpatient care service for the elderly (ADA). METHOD Standardized chart review of a random sample of psychogeriatric cases (≥ 65 y) of the years 1997 and 2007 (n = 100 each) in terms of socio-demographic,(More)
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