Psychiatric Issues in Epilepsy: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Ettinger, Alan B.; Kanner, Andres M.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-178591-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

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Volume is a pragmatic, comprehensive guide to evaluation and management of psychiatric problems in patients with epilepsy.

The authors critically analyze recent findings on the relationship between seizures and psychiatric disorders and offer practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. Numerous case studies are included. This thoroughly updated edition includes new material on animal models of psychopathology in epilepsy, use of psychotropic drugs in epilepsy, use of antiepileptic drugs in psychiatry, neuroanatomic and neurobiologic bases of psychiatric disorders, neuropsychological evaluation in children with epilepsy, neuropsychological testing in epilepsy surgery candidates, and value and limitations of the forced normalization concept.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Ettinger, Alan B.; Kanner, Andres M.
ISBN: 978-0-78-178591-4
Advanced Practice
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 544
Illustrations: 21
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88