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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Educational needs of epileptologists regarding psychiatric comorbidities of the epilepsies: a descriptive quantitative survey Volume 19, issue 2, June 2017

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Authors
Sarah J. Wilson on behalf of the Task Force on Education of the ILAE Commission on Neuropsychiatry 8
1 Atkinson Morley Regional Neuroscience Centre, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Department of Neuropsychiatry, South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust; Institute of Medical and Biomedical Sciences, St George's University of London, United Kingdom
2 Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil
3 Moscow Research and Clinical Center for Neuropsychiatry of the Healthcare Department of Moscow, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia
4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA
5 Epilepsy and Sleep Center, Department of Neurology, Ewha Womans University Mogdong Hospital, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine and Ewha Medical Research Institute, Seoul, South Korea
6 Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
7 Institute of Neurosciences at Favaloro University and Institute of Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology (INECO), Buenos Aires, Argentina
8 Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, and Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
* Correspondence: Marco Mula Atkinson Morley Regional Neuroscience Centre, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, United Kingdom
  • Key words: epilepsy, education, survey, psychiatric disorders, autism, depression, intellectual disability, surgery
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2017.0915
  • Page(s) : 178-85
  • Published in: 2017

Aim

Psychiatric disorders are relatively frequent comorbidities in epilepsy and they have an impact on morbidity, mortality, and quality of life. This is a report from the Task Force on Education of the ILAE Commission on Neuropsychiatry based on a survey about educational needs of epileptologists regarding management of the psychiatric comorbidities of epilepsy.