Psychiatric disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy: An overview from a tertiary service in Brazil

@article{Oliveira2010PsychiatricDI,
  title={Psychiatric disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy: An overview from a tertiary service in Brazil},
  author={Guilherme N. Oliveira and Arthur Kummer and Jo{\~a}o Vin{\'i}cius Salgado and Eduardo Jardel Portela and S{\'i}lvio Roberto de Sousa-Pereira and Anthony S. David and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={479-484}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the frequency and intensity of psychiatric disorders in a group of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) patients from a tertiary-care center. METHODS Clinical and sociodemographic data of 73 patients were collected and a neuropsychiatric evaluation was performed with the following instruments: Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), structured clinical interview (MINI-PLUS), Hamilton Anxiety Scale (HAM-A), Hamilton Depression Scale (HAM-D), Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS… CONTINUE READING

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