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Psychiatric complications of epilepsy in childhood 

Psychiatric complications of epilepsy in childhood
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Psychiatric complications of epilepsy in childhood
Author(s):

David Coghill

, Sally Bonnar

, Sandra L. Duke

, Johnny Graham

, and Sarah Seth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199234998.003.0014
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date: 23 September 2020

Background 202

Seizures with psychiatric content 203

Behavioural problems associated with epilepsy 204

Psychiatric disorders co-morbid with epilepsy 205

Pseudoseizures 206

Psychiatric adverse effects of antiepileptic drugs 207

Approach to assessment 208

Approach to management 210

Recommended reading 210

Around 5% of children have seizures, with 0.5–1% being diagnosed as having epilepsy. Psychiatric problems are common in those with epilepsy because: ...

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