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The global burden and stigma of epilepsy
Psychiatric adverse events during levetiracetam therapy
- M. Mula, M. Trimble, A. Yuen, R. S. Liu, Josemir W Sander
- Psychology, MedicineNeurology
- 9 September 2003
A significant association was found with previous psychiatric history, history of febrile convulsions, and history of status epilepticus, whereas lamotrigine co-therapy had a protective effect.
Topiramate and Psychiatric Adverse Events in Patients with Epilepsy
This study determined the prevalence of psychiatric adverse events (PAEs) in patients with epilepsy treated with topiramate and identified a patient profile at risk of developing PAEs.
Uncovering the neurobehavioural comorbidities of epilepsy over the lifespan
International consensus clinical practice statements for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy
An international consensus group of epileptologists met with the aim of developing clear evidence‐based and practice‐based statements to provide guidance on the management of associated neuropsychiatric conditions, and prioritized a list of key management areas.
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.…
Clinical and psychopathological definition of the interictal dysphoric disorder of epilepsy
This work sought to investigate whether IDD occurs only in patients with epilepsy and to validate IDD features against DSM‐IV criteria.
Negative Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs on Mood in Patients with Epilepsy
Individuals with a personal or family history of depression should be carefully followed after initiation of therapy with a new antiepileptic drug, especially if structural brain abnormalities such as hippocampal sclerosis are present.
The Role of Anticonvulsant Drugs in Anxiety Disorders: A Critical Review of the Evidence
The strongest evidence has been demonstrated for pregabalin in social phobia and generalized anxiety disorder, lamotrigine in posttraumatic stress disorder, and gabapentin in social anxiety, and AEDs can be an alternative treatment in some anxiety disorders.
Antiepileptic Drug-Induced Cognitive Adverse Effects
Cognitive dysfunction is frequently observed in patients with epilepsy and represents an important challenge in the management of patients with this disorder. In this respect, the relative…