Peer difficulties in children with epilepsy: association with seizure, neuropsychological, academic, and behavioral variables.

@article{Drewel2009PeerDI,
  title={Peer difficulties in children with epilepsy: association with seizure, neuropsychological, academic, and behavioral variables.},
  author={Elena Harlan Drewel and Debora J. Bell and Joan K. Austin},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={305-20}
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE A developmental psychopathology framework was used to examine variables associated with peer problems in children with epilepsy (CWE). Variables commonly associated with peer difficulties in typically developing children, such as inattentive behavior, anxious behavior, and academic achievement were investigated. Neuropsychological functioning, age at epilepsy onset, and seizure status were also examined. RESEARCH METHOD/DESIGN Participants were 173 CWE, ages 8-15. Structural… CONTINUE READING

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