Chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy: European consensus of neuropsychological characteristics, assessment, and guidelines for diagnostics.

@article{Valen2012ChronicSE,
  title={Chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy: European consensus of neuropsychological characteristics, assessment, and guidelines for diagnostics.},
  author={Evelien van Valen and Christoph van Thriel and Ritva Akila and Linda Nordling Nilson and Rita Bast-Pettersen and Markku Sainio and Frank J. H. van Dijk and Gert van der Laan and Maarten M. Verberk and Ellie M Wekking},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={710-26}
}
INTRODUCTION The presence of neuropsychological impairment is a hallmark of chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy (CSE), and using clinical neuropsychological procedures to generate a valid assessment of the condition is crucial for its diagnosis. The goals of this consensus document are to provide updated knowledge of the neuropsychological characteristics of CSE and to provide internationally acceptable guidelines for using neuropsychological assessments in the process of diagnosing patients… CONTINUE READING