The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is one of most frequent neurological disorders affecting about 50 million people worldwide and 50% of them have at least another medical problem in comorbidity; sometimes this is a the cause of the epilepsy itself or it is due to shared neurobiological links between epilepsy and other medical conditions; other times it is a long-term consequence of the antiepileptic drug treatment. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy offers an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of all comorbidities of epilepsy (somatic, neurological and behavioral), by international authorities in the field of clinical epileptology, with an emphasis on epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. This book includes also a critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of current research on this field. Pharmacological issues in the management of comorbidities are discussed, providing information on drug dosages, side effects and interactions, in order to enable the reader to manage these patients safely. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy is aimed at all health professionals dealing with people with epilepsy including neurologists, epileptologists, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, epilepsy specialist nurses and clinical researchers. Provides a comprehensive overview of somatic, neurological and behavioral co-morbidities of epilepsy Discusses up-to-date management of comorbidities of epilepsy Written by a group of international experts in the field

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  • Author : Marco Mula
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 413 pages
  • ISBN : 0128148780
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

The Comorbidities of Epilepsy
  • Author : Marco Mula
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 April 2019
GET THIS BOOKThe Comorbidities of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is one of most frequent neurological disorders affecting about 50 million people worldwide and 50% of them have at least another medical problem in comorbidity; sometimes this is a the cause of the epilepsy itself or it is due to shared neurobiological links between epilepsy and other medical conditions; other times it is a long-term consequence of the antiepileptic drug treatment. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy offers an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of all comorbidities of epilepsy (somatic, neurological and behavioral), by international

Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies

Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies
  • Author : Jeffrey Noebels,Massimo Avoli,Michael Rogawski,Richard Olsen,Antonio Delgado-Escueta
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 June 2012
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H.H. Jasper, A.A. Ward, A. Pope and H.H. Merritt, chair of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on the Epilepsies, National Institutes of Health, published the first volume on Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies (BME) in 1969. Their ultimate goal was to search for a "better understanding of the epilepsies and seek more rational methods of their prevention and treatment." Since then, basic and clinical researchers in epilepsy have gathered together every decade and a half with these

Epilepsy Across the Spectrum

Epilepsy Across the Spectrum
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of the Epilepsies
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 July 2012
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Although epilepsy is one of the nation's most common neurological disorders, public understanding of it is limited. Many people do not know the causes of epilepsy or what they should do if they see someone having a seizure. Epilepsy is a complex spectrum of disorders that affects an estimated 2.2 million Americans in a variety of ways, and is characterized by unpredictable seizures that differ in type, cause, and severity. Yet living with epilepsy is about much more than just seizures;

The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy

The Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy
  • Author : Michael R. Trimble,Bettina Schmitz
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 09 June 2011
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Research into the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy has become a central focus of interest in the last five years. Comorbidity of epilepsy with behavioral problems is now recognized widely, and the neuroscientific basis for such comorbidity is an active area of investigation. With an expanded international team of authors, this fully revised new edition builds on the strengths of its predecessor, examining in detail the subtleties of behavioral changes in patients with seizure disorders and offering both a diagnostic and a

Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy

Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy
  • Author : Andres Kanner,Steven C. Schachter
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 July 2010
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Psychiatric Controversies in Epilepsy addresses controversial clinical issues of the psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. The book explores the reasons behind the poor communication between psychiatrists and neurologists and suggests potential remedies to this important problem, and two chapters are devoted to examining whether psychiatrists and neurologists are properly trained to recognize and treat conditions that both disciplines commonly encounter in clinical practice. Identification of the causes behind the high rate of comorbidity between epilepsy and mood, anxiety, psychotic and attention

The Epilepsy Book: A Companion for Patients

The Epilepsy Book: A Companion for Patients
  • Author : Thalia Valeta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 November 2017
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This book presents scientific evidence about epilepsy along with straightforward guidance and recommendations. Responses to frequently asked questions and clarification of uncertainties are provided to empower patients to optimize their medical, psychological and social care. This book helps mediate between patients and health care professionals and can assist both sides to understand the condition of epilepsy at all levels. The information provided in the book empowers patients to share decision making with their carers and clinicians and enables them to

Experimental Models of Epilepsy and Related Comorbidities

Experimental Models of Epilepsy and Related Comorbidities
  • Author : Mohd. Farooq Shaikh,Ayanabha Chakraborti,Annamaria Vezzani,Jafri Malin Abdullah
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 19 June 2019
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Epileptic patients live with epilepsy-associated complications such as cognitive dysfunction, psychological discomfort, and sexual function decline, and are more likely to experience emotional and mental health issues problems, including depression and anxiety. Many antiepileptic drugs are found to have a role in aggravating psychiatric symptoms. Animal models, which inform translational questions about epilepsy comorbidities, are used to study the relationship between epilepsy and related comorbidities. The aim of this Research Topic was to highlight basic, clinical and interdisciplinary research involved

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : James W. Wheless,Dave F. Clarke,Amy L. McGregor,Philip L. Pearl,Yu-Tze Ng
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 October 2012
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This book provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of seizure syndromes, the authors take a practical approach to a common but complex clinical challenge. Aimed at both professionals and trainees in neurology, this book will also be a useful guide for all primary health professionals caring for pediatric patients with this condition. It is intended as a foundation for further study into pediatric

Epilepsy Topics

Epilepsy Topics
  • Author : Mark D. Holmes
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 16 July 2014
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An international group of recognised experts has contributed to this volume to discuss a variety of topics on epilepsy. The subject matter is diverse, including new concepts in brain circuitry involved in seizure generation, a discussion on reflex epilepsy, reviews and updates on juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, the role of EEG in epilepsy evaluation, the novel possibility of employing scalp EEG for seizure prediction, the roles of vagus nerve stimulation and other neuromodulatory therapies, non-epileptic seizures, and, no less important, some

Epileptology

Epileptology
  • Author : Vladimir Kalinin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 October 2016
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Epilepsy seems to represent one of the most frequent neurological diseases and occurs in about 1% of the general population. Although epilepsy is known since antiquity, the precise data on its pathogenesis and effective treatment are still collected and nowadays represents an interest for neurologists and psychiatrists. Being a neurological disease, epilepsy is characterized by a broad palette of comorbid psychiatric disorders (affective and anxiety disorders, psychoses) that reduce the quality of life. Moreover, the risk of suicidal attempts in persons

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Epilepsy

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Epilepsy
  • Author : Marco Mula
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 October 2015
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This book is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on clinical and management issues. A critical appraisal of the methodology and limitations of current research on the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy is provided, and unanswered questions and controversies are addressed. Pharmacological aspects of management are also discussed in order to enable the reader to manage these patients more safely. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Epilepsy is aimed at neurologists, epileptologists, psychiatrists

Women with Epilepsy

Women with Epilepsy
  • Author : Esther Bui,Autumn Klein,Autumn M. Klein
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 July 2014
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This is a succinct, portable, essential guide to the practical management of women with epilepsy for busy clinicians.

Antiepileptic Drugs

Antiepileptic Drugs
  • Author : Ali A. Asadi-Pooya,Michael R. Sperling
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 04 January 2016
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This concise handbook provides practical, up-to-date clinical guidance on effective selection, prescription, and usage of antiepileptic drugs for patients with epilepsy in various medical conditions and in a variety of clinical contexts. This text discusses choosing drugs when faced with various medical comorbidities; how to correctly prescribe, titrate, and taper drugs; how to monitor drug efficacy and side effects; how to diagnose and manage toxicity; how antiepileptic drugs interact with other medications; and comprehensive coverage of current treatment options. Key