John Libbey Eurotext

Psychopathology in children with epilepsy. Specific information about epilepsy Volume 3, special issue 3, Numéro spécial 2, December 2001

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Childhood epilepsy is frequently concomitant with emotional and psychopathological difficulties. A specific prevention workout of the psychosocial risks is always necessary and should be considered as a major task by the treating physician. Quality of the information provided by the physician and listening to the parents and the child are important factors that will influence the follow-up.