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The global burden and stigma of epilepsy
Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent neurological conditions and it knows no age, racial, social class, geographic, or national boundaries. The impact of epilepsy rests not only on the individualExpand
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Psychiatric adverse events during levetiracetam therapy
The prevalence and psychopathologic features of psychiatric adverse events (PAE) in 517 patients taking levetiracetam (LEV) were investigated. Fifty-three (10.1%) patients developed PAE. AExpand
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Topiramate and Psychiatric Adverse Events in Patients with Epilepsy
Summary:  Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of psychiatric adverse events (PAEs) in patients with epilepsy treated with topiramate (TPM). Classification, relation to TPMExpand
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Uncovering the neurobehavioural comorbidities of epilepsy over the lifespan
Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that is complicated by psychiatric, cognitive, and social comorbidities that have become a major target of concern and investigation in view of theirExpand
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International consensus clinical practice statements for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy
In order to address the major impact on quality of life and epilepsy management caused by associated neuropsychiatric conditions, an international consensus group of epileptologists met with the aimExpand
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Neuroanatomic correlates of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A cortical thickness and VBM study
Purpose:  Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are among the most common clinical manifestations of conversion disorder and consist of paroxysmal behavior that resembles epileptic seizures.Expand
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Clinical and psychopathological definition of the interictal dysphoric disorder of epilepsy
Purpose: Different authors suggested the occurrence of a pleomorphic affective syndrome in patients with epilepsy named interictal dysphoric disorder (IDD). We sought to investigate whether IDDExpand
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Negative Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs on Mood in Patients with Epilepsy
With the introduction of several new antiepileptic drugs into clinical practice, renewed attention has been focussed on treatment-emergent adverse effects, including mood disorders. There are severalExpand
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The Role of Anticonvulsant Drugs in Anxiety Disorders: A Critical Review of the Evidence
Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have been successfully used in the treatment of mood disturbances, leading clinicians and researchers to investigate their use in other psychiatric disorders. This articleExpand
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The importance of being seizure free: topiramate and psychopathology in epilepsy
The aim of this study was to analyze in detail psychopathology associated with topiramate (TPM) prescription and to analyze the relationship between psychopathology and seizure freedom. We analyzedExpand
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