Psychiatric symptoms in children prior to epilepsy surgery differ according to suspected seizure focus.

@article{Salpekar2013PsychiatricSI,
  title={Psychiatric symptoms in children prior to epilepsy surgery differ according to suspected seizure focus.},
  author={J A Salpekar and Madison M. Berl and Kathryn Havens and Sandra Cushner-Weinstein and Joan A. Conry and Phillip Lawrence Pearl and Amanda L. Yaun and William D. Gaillard},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          1074-82
        }
}
PURPOSE Children and adolescents with epilepsy have an overrepresentation of psychiatric illness. However, few studies in pediatrics have characterized specific psychiatric conditions associated with seizure localization. In addition, degree to which psychiatric illness may be more prominent in children refractory to standard medical treatment for epilepsy is not known. The aim of this study was to assess psychiatric symptoms in children with medically refractory epilepsy and ascertain whether… CONTINUE READING
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