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Epilepsy and Seizures: Neuropsychiatric Implications
Psychiatric comorbidity in epilepsy represents not only a matter of intellectual interest but also an important variable that affects prognosis in terms of morbidity and mortality.
What Are Common Comorbidities in ADHD?
In this expert Q&A, Julie Sherman, PhD and Jay Tarnow, MD briefly discuss the latest research findings on ADHD.
Chronic Migraine and Epilepsy Study: Stigma Still Attached
Stigma correlated most strongly with inability to work and was greater for chronic migraine than for epilepsy or episodic migraine.
Autism Spectrum Disorders: 5 Things Pediatricians Should Know
Autism spectrum disorders affect 1 in 100 children and the prevalence is 3 times higher in females. One-third of all children with autism have seizures.
Childhood Absence Epilepsy: 5 Things Pediatricians Need to Know
Childhood absence epilepsy is distinct from partial epilepsy and is often misdiagnosed as ADD/ADHD. It is one of the most common types of pediatric seizure.
Treatment of Childhood Epilepsy — What’s New?
A third of patients with epilepsy are refractory to current treatment options. Thus, new agents are a welcome addition.
New-Onset Seizures in Infant With Square Facies, Hypospadias, and Hirschsprung Disease
A 6-month-old boy with dysmorphic facial features, ear anomalies, and hypospadias brought for evaluation of elevated temperature and generalized seizure. Infant born at term to a 37-year-old mother via uncomplicated cesarean delivery.
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