Left-sided EEG focus and positive psychiatric family history are independent risk factors for affective disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy.

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OBJECTIVE To identify independent risk factors for affective disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy. METHODS We studied 97 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) exploring variables like age, gender, family history of epilepsy and psychiatric disorders, duration of epilepsy, control of seizures, presence of aura and initial precipitant insult, abuse of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2009.08.010

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@article{Bragatti2009LeftsidedEF, title={Left-sided EEG focus and positive psychiatric family history are independent risk factors for affective disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy.}, author={Jos{\'e} Augusto Bragatti and Carolina Machado Torres and Juliana Bohn Assmann and Vivian Fontana and Clarice Pereira Rigotti and Maria Paz Loayza Hidalgo and M{\'a}rcia Lorena Fagundes Chaves and Marino Muxfeldt Bianchin}, journal={Epilepsy research}, year={2009}, volume={87 2-3}, pages={169-76} }