Behavioral psychophysiological intervention in a mentally retarded epileptic patient with brain lesion.

@article{Holzapfel1998BehavioralPI,
  title={Behavioral psychophysiological intervention in a mentally retarded epileptic patient with brain lesion.},
  author={S. W. L. Holzapfel and Ute Strehl and Boris Kotchoubey and Niels Birbaumer},
  journal={Applied psychophysiology and biofeedback},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={189-202}
}
Behavioral psychophysiological treatment entailing Slow Cortical Potential (SCP) biofeedback training and behavioral self-control training was conducted with a 27-year-old male epileptic patient (seizures for 23 years) with Wechsler IQ 64 who underwent callosotomy. The patient had 12/week secondary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. The treatment, consisting of 43 SCP training sessions and 22 behavioral control sessions, yielded a highly significant reduction of seizure frequency to about 7.5… CONTINUE READING

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