Epilepsy spectrum disorders: A concept in need of validation or refutation.

@article{Boutros2015EpilepsySD,
  title={Epilepsy spectrum disorders: A concept in need of validation or refutation.},
  author={Nash N. Boutros and Susan M. Bowyer and John Q Wang and Mian Zainulsajadeen Urfy and Jeffrey A. Loeb},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2015},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          656-63
        }
}
Episodic psychiatric symptoms are not uncommon and range from panic attacks to repeated violent acts. Some evidence has accumulated over the years that at least in a subset of patients exhibiting these symptoms there may be evidence for the presence of focal cortical/subcortical hyperexcitability. In these cases the condition could be conceptualized as an epilepsy spectrum disorder (ESD) with significant treatment implications. There is currently no clear demarcation of this category of… CONTINUE READING
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