Postictal psychosis in partial epilepsy: a case-control study.

@article{Alper2008PostictalPI,
  title={Postictal psychosis in partial epilepsy: a case-control study.},
  author={Kenneth Alper and Ruben Kuzniecky and Chad Carlson and William B. Barr and Charles K Vorkas and Jignasa G Patel and Angela L. Carrelli and K Starner and Peter L. Flom and Orrin Devinsky},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={
          602-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Divergent findings among prior studies on correlates of risk for postictal psychosis (PIP) suggest the value of a controlled study involving a relatively large number of patients. METHODS The study population consisted of a consecutive series of 59 patients with partial epilepsy and a history of PIP, and 94 control patients with partial epilepsy and no history of PIP evaluated as inpatients with video-electroencephalography. The groups did not differ significantly regarding… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 CITATIONS

Pharmacotherapy for tonic-clonic seizures.

  • Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy
  • 2014
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 35 REFERENCES

Premorbid psychiatric risk factors for postictal psychosis.

  • The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences
  • 2002
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS