Eduardo Portela

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this research was to evaluate the Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (NDDI-E) and to assess its psychometric properties. METHODS This study involved 98 outpatients who underwent psychopathological evaluation with the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview-Plus(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the frequency and intensity of psychiatric disorders in a group of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) patients from a tertiary-care center. METHODS Clinical and sociodemographic data of 73 patients were collected and a neuropsychiatric evaluation was performed with the following instruments: Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), structured(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to assess and compare the psychometric properties of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (NDDI-E), Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Depression Subscale (HADS-D), and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) as screening instruments for depression and suicidality in people with epilepsy. METHODS One hundred twenty-six(More)
Many works propose to use decentralized models to control and supervise physical systems. The decomposition tasks are, often, executed by an expert on the physical application. Recent works developed at LAAS-CNRS [1] propose method to systematically decompose centralised models based on Petri nets. This method generates redundant information between the(More)
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