A Case of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease That Developed With Psychiatric Symptoms

Ozkan A. , Aydin Canturk I., Candan F., Isik N., Ozisik Karaman H. I.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, cilt.26, sa.3, ss.213-216, 2015 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.213-216


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a fairly rare prion sickness characterized by rapidly progressive dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms. The diversity of clinical characteristics of the disease causes difficulties during diagnosis. The first finding of the disease might be psychiatric symptoms. The male patient who was diagnosed with CJD after dementia, ataxia, and myoclonus developed rapidly following psychiatric symptoms, was presented in order to draw attention to the onset with psychiatric symptoms in CJD.