Epileptic Disorders


Neuropsychology of childhood epilepsy: pre- and postsurgical assessment Volume 2, numéro 1, Mars 2000

Groupe de Recherche en Neuropsychologie Expérimentale, Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, CP 6128, Succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal, Qué H3C 3J7, Canada.
  • Page(s) : 3-14
  • Année de parution : 2000

Introduction Childhood epilepsy is one of the most prevalent forms of chronic and disabling childhood disorders. Indeed, one child out of 20 experiences one or more seizures before the age of 5 and one in a hundred develops epilepsy as a chronic disorder. Approximately half of these children with epilepsy display academic difficulties and/or behavioral disorders. Moreover, it is now believed that a sizable proportion of children with learning [...]