Neuropsychiatric and Memory Issues in Epilepsy
- The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy. Richards, Hugh // British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep2003, Vol. 183, p269
The article reviews the book "The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy."
- The Underrecognized Epilepsy Spectrum: The Effects of Levetiracetam on Neuropsychological Functioning in Relation to Subclinical Spike Production. Mintz, Mark; LeGoff, Daniel; Scornaienchi, Jean; Brown, Micah; Levin-Allen, Sarah; Mintz, Pnina; Smith, Cathy // Journal of Child Neurology;Jul2009, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p807
The purpose of this prospective, open-label pilot study was to determine whether treatment with levetiracetam improves neuropsychological functioning in children and adolescents who have evidence of subclinical spike production associated with attention and learning difficulties. Six...
- `Subclinical' dosages of lithium and pilocarpine that do not evoke overt seizures affect long-... Cook, L.L.; Persinger, M.A. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun98 Part 1, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1288
Presents the results of a study which suggested that subtle disruptions in memory, but not learning to criterion could be associated with `subclinical electrical seizures.' Information on alterations in memory by patients with complex partial epileptic-like signs; Reference to experiments which...
- The effects of chronic administration of hydrocortisone on cognitive function in normal male volunteers. Young, A. H.; Sahakian, B. J.; Robbins, T. W.; Cowen, P. J. // Psychopharmacology;1999, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p260
Abstract Rationale: Corticosteroids are elevated in certain neuropsychiatric disorders and this may contribute to the neuropsychological impairments reported in these disorders. Objective: To examine the effects of hydrocortisone on learning, memory and executive function. Methods:...
- Epilepsy and Disorders of Consciousness. Cavanna, A.E.; Cavanna, Andrea Eugenio // Behavioural Neurology;2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
No abstract available.
- Recurrent microdeletions at 15q11.2 and 16p13.11 predispose to idiopathic generalized epilepsies. de Kovel, Carolien G. F.; Trucks, Holger; Helbig, Ingo; Mefford, Heather C.; Baker, Carl; Leu, Costin; Kluck, Christian; Muhle, Hiltrud; von Spiczak, Sarah; Ostertag, Philipp; Obermeier, Tanja; Kleefuß-Lie, Ailing A.; Hallmann, Kerstin; Steffens, Michael; Gaus, Verena; Klein, Karl M.; Hamer, Hajo M.; Rosenow, Felix; Brilstra, Eva H.; Trenité, Dorothée Kasteleijn-Nolst // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Jan2010, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p23
Idiopathic generalized epilepsies account for 30% of all epilepsies. Despite a predominant genetic aetiology, the genetic factors predisposing to idiopathic generalized epilepsies remain elusive. Studies of structural genomic variations have revealed a significant excess of recurrent...
- 014Â Ictal consciousness in epilepsy vs non-epileptic attack disorder. F Ali // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Oct2010, Vol. 81 Issue 10, pe7
AIMS: Varying linguistic profiles between patients with epilepsy and patients with non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD) may reflect underlying variations in subjective seizure experience (Plug et al 2009). We hypothesised that exploration of subjective seizure symptoms could enhance knowledge of...
- More movements in neuroimmunology. Lim, Ming; Vincent, Angela // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Nov2012, Vol. 135 Issue 11, p3201
No abstract available.
- The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy (Book). Koranyi, Erwin K. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Nov2004, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p781
Reviews the book "The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy," edited by Michael Trimble and Bettina Schmitz.