Personality development in the context of intractable epilepsy.

  title={Personality development in the context of intractable epilepsy.},
  author={Sarah J. Wilson and Joanne M Wrench and Anne Mcintosh and Peter F. Bladin and Samuel F. Berkovic},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={66 1},
OBJECTIVES To investigate the developmental time frame of epilepsy onset on adult personality traits of neuroticism and extraversion and to consider their role in adjustment to intractable epilepsy. DESIGN Prospective, preoperative and postoperative survey of the psychological and psychosocial effects of intractable epilepsy and its surgical treatment. Data from the preoperative phase are reported. SETTING Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (CEP), Austin Health. PATIENTS Sixty adult patients… CONTINUE READING
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