Psychiatric aspects of epilepsy.

@article{Trimble1987PsychiatricAO,
  title={Psychiatric aspects of epilepsy.},
  author={Michael Robert Trimble},
  journal={Psychiatric developments},
  year={1987},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          285-300
        }
}
The relationship between epilepsy and psychiatry is reviewed. It is concluded that patients with epilepsy display more psychopathology than control populations and that patients with temporal lobe epilepsy are especially susceptible to more severe psychiatric illness. Psychosis, particularly with a schizophrenia-like presentation seems associated with dominant hemisphere pathology especially with altered function. The relationship between personality disorder and epilepsy is less clear… CONTINUE READING

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