Childhood Epilepsies: Neuropsychological, Psychosocial and Intervention Aspects

Shorvon, SD
May 1990
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May1990, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p451
Book Review
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Childhood Epilepsies: Neuropsychological, Psychosocial and Intervention Aspects. Scott, D.F. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec89, Vol. 155, p875 

    The article reviews the book "Childhood Epilepsies: Neuropsychological, Psychosocial and Intervention Aspects," edited by Bruce P. Hermann and Michael Seidenberg.

  • Psychiatric Aspects of Childhood Epilepsy. PATTANAYAK, Raman Deep; SAGAR, Rajesh // Iranian Journal of Child Neurology;Spring2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p9 

    Childhood epilepsy is a chronic, recurrent disorder of unprovoked seizures. The onset of epilepsy in childhood has significant implications for brain growth and development. Seizures may impair the ongoing neurodevelopmental processes and compromise the child's intellectual and cognitive...

  • BOOKS RECEIVED.  // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1990, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p52 

    This article presents a list of books related to pediatrics. Some of the books are "Casebook of Child and Pediatric Psychology," edited by Michael C. Roberts, C. Eugene Walker, "Childhood Epilepsies: Neuropsychological, Psychosocial and Intervention Aspects," edited by Bruce P. Hermann and...

  • Neuropsychological profile of childhood epilepsy syndromes.  // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;May2003 Supplement 2, Vol. 30, pS34 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Neuropsychological Profile of Childhood Epilepsy Syndromes' submitted to the 38th meeting of the Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences.

  • Natural History of Absence Epilepsy in Children. Wirrell, Elain C. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Aug2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p184 

    Investigates the natural history of absence epilepsy in children. Medical prognosis in childhood absence epilepsy and juvenile absence epilepsy; Long-term remission expected in approximately two thirds of children with childhood absence epilepsy; Poor psychosocial outcome even in patients with...

  • Seizure disorders: A review for school psychologists. Sachs, Henry; Barrett, Rowland P. // School Psychology Review;1995, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p131 

    Describes the role of school psychologists in managing seizures as they occur in their work setting and in integrating students with epilepsy into the school's academic and social environment. Types and management of seizure disorders; Neuropsychological and psychosocial sequelae of epilepsy;...

  • Therapeutic Interventions. Butler, J.T. // Practical Neurology;Dec2004, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p326 

    Describes the epilepsy surgery as a therapeutic intervention. Scope of the epilepsy problem; Effects of epilepsy; Combining the long-term aspects of epilepsy into therapeutic decision-making; Prognosis for individuals with epilepsy.

  • Epileptik Psikoz: Bir Olgu Sunumu. Güney, Esra; Hirfanoğlu, Tuğba; Serdaroğlu, Ayşe; Ğener, Ğahnur; İşeri, Elvan // Klinik Psikiyatri Dergisi;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p95 

    Epilepsy is the most common childhood neurologic disorder, affecting 0.5% to 1% of children younger than the age of 16 years old. it can be accompanied by changes in cognition and behaviour and can be associated with psychiatric disorders. The increased risk for psychiatric symptoms in epilepsy...

  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Childhood Epilepsy: Exploring the Scientific Rationale and Practical Aspects of Implementation. Goldstein, Joshua; Plioplys, Sigita; Zelko, Frank; Mass, Sarah; Corns, Christine; Blaufuss, Robert; Nordli, Douglas // Journal of Child Neurology;May2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p362 

    The management of childhood epilepsy requires attention to more than seizure control because children with epilepsy often suffer from comorbidities that lead to an increased frequency of psychiatric disease, learning difficulties, and other problems of psychosocial development. These...

  • Utility of neuropsychological testing for guiding treatment decisions in paediatric multiple sclerosis. Penner, Iris-Katharina; Hubacher, Martina; Rasenack, Maria; Sprenger, Till; Weber, Peter; Naegelin, Yvonne // Multiple Sclerosis Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p366 

    In the past years, there has been growing awareness about childhood onset multiple sclerosis (MS) and the relevance of psychosocial aspects such as cognitive disturbances, fatigue and depression in this population. We describe a case of a 16-year-old patient with relapsing–remitting...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics