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Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood Epilepsy

English · Hardback

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For many parents, cognitive and behavioral comorbidities, such as ADHD, autism and intellectual disability, are the real burden of childhood epilepsy. This title offers concrete guidance and treatment strategies for childhood epilepsy in general, and for the comorbidities associated with each epilepsy syndrome and their pathophysiology. The book is written by experts in the field with an important clinical experience, while chapters by clinical neuropsychologists provide a strong theoretical background.

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Lieven Lagae is Professor of Paediatric Neurology at the University of Leuven, Belgium (KUL), Head of the Paediatric Neurology Department of the KUL University Hospitals, and Director of the Childhood Epilepsy Program at the KUL University Hospitals. He is the current President of the European Pediatric Neurology Society and serves as an elected Board Member of the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA). From 2004 to 2015 he was the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology. His research interests include translational research in zebrafish models of epilepsy, new antiepileptic drugs for childhood epilepsy, brain stimulation and preventive treatment of epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis.


Summary

For many parents, cognitive and behavioral comorbidities, such as ADHD, autism and intellectual disability, are the real burden of childhood epilepsy. This title offers concrete guidance and treatment strategies for childhood epilepsy in general, and for the comorbidities associated with each epilepsy syndrome and their pathophysiology.

Product details

Authors L Lagae, Lieven Lagae
Publisher MacKeith Press
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 31.07.2017
 
EAN 9781909962873
ISBN 978-1-909962-87-3
No. of pages 192
Series Clinics in Developmental Medicine
Clinics in Developmental Medic
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Psychology > Applied psychology
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Medicine > Clinical medicine

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