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This website is intended for physicians and trainees specializing in neuropsychiatry and related fields of medicine.  It offers a systematic and intuitive approach to the challenging endeavour of diagnostic formulation in clinical neuropsychiatry, via the Neuropsychiatric Formulation Chart*, available for free download.  It is based on the NECSA (Neuropsychiatric Effects of CNS Structural Abnormalities) Classification*, developed by Dr. Islam Hassan, a specialist physician with board certification in Neuropsychiatry (UCNS) and EEG (CSCN), and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Hassan I (2015). The Neuropsychiatric Effects of CNS Structural Abnormalities (NECSA) classification: An aid to differential diagnosis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 49: 943.

  • Hassan I (2019). Formulation in neuropsychiatry: a stepwise approach. Australasian Psychiatry 27: 411-2.