Neuropsychological profile of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: a controlled study of 50 patients.

@article{Pascalicchio2007NeuropsychologicalPO,
  title={Neuropsychological profile of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: a controlled study of 50 patients.},
  author={Tatiana Frascareli Pascalicchio and Gerardo Maria de Ara{\'u}jo Filho and Maria Helena da Silva Noffs and K{\'a}tia Lin and Lu{\'i}s Ot{\'a}vio Sales Ferreira Caboclo and Marcos Vidal-Dourado and Laura M F Ferreira Guilhoto and Elza M{\'a}rcia Targas Yacubian},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={263-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to verify possible cognitive dysfunction in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) and its relationship to factors related to epilepsy and schooling. Fifty subjects diagnosed with JME and 50 controls underwent neuropsychological assessment evaluating intellectual functions, attention, memory, executive functions, and language. The patients were further divided into two subgroups on the basis of educational level: < or = 11 and >11 years of formal education… CONTINUE READING

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