Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Epilepsy.

@article{LeemanMarkowski2016TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Epilepsy.},
  author={Beth A Leeman-Markowski and Steven C. Schachter},
  journal={Neurologic clinics},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={183-204}
}
Cognitive deficits, including attention, language, memory, and executive dysfunction, are common in the setting of epilepsy and can greatly impair quality of life. The etiology is often multifactorial and may be due to the underlying seizure disorder, treatment adverse effects, and psychiatric comorbidities, among other factors. Management of cognitive deficits aims to address these underlying etiologies as well as provide rehabilitative strategies. Several investigational therapies are also… CONTINUE READING

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