EEG does not predict response to valproate treatment of aggression in patients with borderline and antisocial personality disorders.

@article{Reeves2003EEGDN,
  title={EEG does not predict response to valproate treatment of aggression in patients with borderline and antisocial personality disorders.},
  author={Roy R. Reeves and Frederick A. Struve and Gloria Patrick},
  journal={Clinical EEG},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={84-6}
}
Previous investigations of the role of EEG in predicting response of aggressive patients to valproate therapy have yielded mixed results. In this study of borderline and antisocial personality disorder patients hospitalized with aggressive behavior, EEGs were obtained prior to treatment with valproate. Eight of 22 (36.4%) patients subsequently responsive to valproate had nonepileptiform EEG abnormalities, while 5 of 20 (25%) patients not responsive to valproate had nonepileptiform EEG… CONTINUE READING
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