Epilepsy, dementia and adaptive behaviour in Down's syndrome.

  title={Epilepsy, dementia and adaptive behaviour in Down's syndrome.},
  author={R. A. Collacott},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={37 ( Pt 2)},
  • R. A. Collacott
  • Published 1993 in
    Journal of intellectual disability research…
Widespread inquiry identified 378 adults with Down's syndrome resident in Leicestershire, England. The immediate carer of 351 of these (92.8%) was interviewed for the purpose of establishing a past history of seizures, including the age at which the seizures began. The immediate carer was also invited to provide information to enable the completion of an Adaptive Behaviour Scale (A.B.S.) rating. Individuals with a history of seizures were divided into two groups on the basis of whether or not… CONTINUE READING

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