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Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy

Principles and Practice

by Steven C. Schachter

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Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Medicine / General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Complications,
  • Epilepsy,
  • Pathophysiology,
  • physiopathology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12339903M
    ISBN 101933864044
    ISBN 109781933864044

      Epilepsy is one of the most common CNS disorders affecting children, with approximately 5% to 10% of children having a seizure during the first two decades of life and 1% developing epilepsy. Childhood epilepsy is a particular concern to psychiatrists because of the frequency of associated behavioral problems.   Related factors between epilepsy and behavior disorders Multiple biological and psychosocial factors interacting, de-termine the risk for the development of schizophreniform psy-chosis, major depression and behavioral disorders in patients with epilepsy [7]. Despite being frequent and important, mental disorders are.

    INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. It has been posited that the presence of intellectual disability drives the association between epilepsy and ASD. Certainly a high percentage of children on the autism spectrum have co-morbid intellectual disability and intellectual disability is an independent risk factor for developing epilepsy ().Most studies have reported an association between low IQ and. What is Epilepsy? •Epilepsy is defined by recurrent unprovoked seizures. •Lifetime prevalence of epilepsy to be / or 1% (Russ et al, Pediatrics ). •Approximately 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lives. •Epilepsy affects an .

    Once feared and misunderstood even among the medical community, epilepsy has since largely been demystified. Besides the characteristic seizures, various cognitive, behavioral, and emotional difficulties are recognized as associated with the condition, and patients are finding relief in medical management and/or surgical intervention. Epilepsy & Behavior is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering behavioral aspects of journal was established in and is published by editor-in-chief is Steven Schachter (Harvard University).According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a impact factor of References.


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Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy by Steven C. Schachter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Behavioral aspects of epilepsy include a patient's experiences during seizures, his or her reaction during and between seizures, the frequency of episodes and what can be determined from the Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy book of seizures.

With contributions by dozens of leading international experts, this is the only book to cover all aspects of this critical emerging by: Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice is the definitive text on epilepsy behavioral issues, from basic science to clinical applications, for all neurologists, psychosocial specialists, and researchers in the fields of.

The field of epilepsy and behavior has grown considerably in the past number of years, reflecting advances in the laboratory and : Ebook.

There is some technical information, yes (very technical in some cases), but there is plenty of explanation and elucidation for anyone who is aware that there are, indeed, aspects of epilepsy that affect behavior.

The book is invaluable for those with questions about loved ones--or even themselves--with epilepsy.5/5(1). Behavioral aspects of epilepsy include a patient's experiences during seizures, his or her reaction during and between seizures, the frequency of episodes and what can be determined from the number of seizures.

With contributions by dozens of leading international experts, this is the only book to cover all aspects of this critical emerging : $   Behavioral aspects of Epilepsy include a patient's experiences during seizures, his or her reaction during and between seizures, the frequency of episodes and what can be determined from the number of seizures.

With contributions by dozens of leading international experts, this is the only book to cover all aspects of this critical emerging science.1/5(1).

Behavioral aspects of epilepsy: principles and practice. [Steven C Schachter; Gregory L Holmes; Dorothée Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenité;] -- An area of significant and growing interest in the medical community, the behavioral aspects of epilepsy are gaining attention throughout the world.

This important new book, the first in the field. BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF EPILEPSY: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE by Steven C. Schachter, Gregory Holmes, and Dorothee Kasteleijn-nolse, pp., New York, Demos,$ The behavioral, social, and psychiatric disorders seen with epilepsy are receiving increasing attention.

Perhaps the most common behavioral problem that is found in children with epilepsy involves the ability to maintain attention- such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

is problem can be present before or after the onset of seizures. The field of epilepsy and behavior is rich with controversial issues. In anticipation of an upcoming new feature of Epilepsy & Behavior called Controversial Issues in Epilepsy and Behavior, several highly debated issues are reviewed in this article.

These include whether epilepsy is a neuropsychiatric disorder, the relationship between epilepsy and depression and the possible “bidirectional” interaction between the two disorders, and the differences in clinical expression of depression Cited by: Behavioral Aspects of Frontal Lobe Epilepsy ; Comorbid Psychiatric Symptoms in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Association with Chronicity of Epilepsy and Iimpact on Quality of Life ; Delivering the Diagnosis of Psychogenic Pseudoseizures: Should the Neurologist or the Psychiatrist be Responsible.

The information is divided into two sections: Mood and Behaviorgives a basic overview of mood and behavioral disorders associated with epilepsy. Advanced Mood & Behavior, provides a more indepth, intermediate level of information regarding mood & behavior disorders associated with epilepsy.

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy is the only source for up-to-date information on a topic that has significant and growing interest in the medical community. This comprehensive, authoritative text has a bench to bedside, approach that covers: The mechanisms underlying epilepsy and behavior; Neurophysiologic functionPages: Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice is the definitive text on epilepsy behavioral issues, from basic science to clinical applications, for all neurologists, psychosocial specialists, and researchers in the fields of epilepsy, neuroscience, and psychology/psychiatry.

this is the only book to cover all aspects of this. the behavioral aspects of epilepsy into consideration in their evaluation and treatment of patients. In recent years, psychiatric disorders have perhaps received the most attention among epilepsy-related behav-ioral conditions.

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice builds on this widely recognized and studied. Behavioral aspects of epilepsy include a patient's experiences during seizures, his or her reaction during and between seizures, the frequency of episodes and what can be determined from the number.

Epilepsy & Behavior is the fastest-growing international journal uniquely devoted to the rapid dissemination of the most current information available on the behavioral aspects of seizures and epilepsy.

Epilepsy & Behavior presents original peer-reviewed articles based on laboratory and clinical. A seizure is the manifestation of an abnormal, hypersynchronous discharge of a population of cortical neurons. This discharge may produce subjective symptoms or objective signs, in which case it is a clinical seizure, or it may be apparent only on an electroencephalogram (EEG), in which case it is an electrographic (or subclinical) seizure.

Clinical seizures are usually classified according to. Epilepsy & Behavior is uniquely devoted to the rapid dissemination of the most current information available on the behavioral aspects of seizures and epilepsy.

Epilepsy & Behavior presents original peer-reviewed articles based on laboratory and clinical research. Social aspects Fire hazards Special epilepsy clinics First visit In order to update the book and adapt it for use in all of Anglophone Africa the Secretariat of the Global Campaign Against Epilepsy appointed an editorial committee with expertise in Africa, America.

Books on Epilepsy. There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research. However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task.

Addresses all aspects of health for persons with epilepsy (not just seizures) and offers practical suggestions for improving patient care This book brings the story of epilepsy alive with easy-to-understand text and illustrations that are both informative and interesting. With backgrounds in behavioral neurology, functional imaging and.

• The psychosocial consequences of epilepsy and the permanent state of ‘being epileptic’ are often more problematic than the seizures themselves.• Many psychosocial effects are dependent on societal, cultural, or personal factors and are amenable to improvement by counselling, psychotherapy, or support.• The large Clinical Standards Advisory Group (CSAG) survey showed the extent to.Epilepsy is one of the most serious neurological conditions and has an impact not only on the affected individual but also on the family and, indirectly, on the community.

A global approach to the individual must take into account cognitive problems, psychiatric comorbidities and all psychosocial complications that often accompany epilepsy.