Clinical and neuropsychological assessment of executive function in a sample of children and adolescents with idiopathic epilepsy.

@article{Lima2014ClinicalAN,
  title={Clinical and neuropsychological assessment of executive function in a sample of children and adolescents with idiopathic epilepsy.},
  author={Andrea Bandeira de Lima and Fernanda de Souza Moreira and Marleide da Mota Gomes and Heber de Souza Maia-Filho},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={954-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the executive functions of children and adolescents with idiopathic epilepsy with a control group and to correlate with clinical data, intelligence and academic performance. METHOD Cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study. Thirty-one cases and thirty-five controls were evaluated by the WCST (Wisconsin Card Sorting Test).The results were compared with clinical data (seizure type and frequency, disease duration and number of antiepileptic drugs used), IQ (WISC-III… CONTINUE READING

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