Psychiatric concerns in pediatric epilepsy.

  title={Psychiatric concerns in pediatric epilepsy.},
  author={Ioana Simona Bujoreanu and Patricia I Ibeziako and David Ray DeMaso},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={371-86, x}
Pediatric epilepsy is a common, chronic, and challenging physical illness for children and their families. This article provides a medical overview and discusses the cognitive functioning and psychosocial adjustment as well as the psychiatric management for children and adolescents with pediatric epilepsy. The management of these children involves establishing a collaborative health care approach, evaluating academic functioning, considering psychotherapy, and managing psychopharmacologic… CONTINUE READING

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