Childhood absence epilepsy: behavioral, cognitive, and linguistic comorbidities.
|Title||Childhood absence epilepsy: behavioral, cognitive, and linguistic comorbidities.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Caplan, R, Siddarth P, Stahl L, Lanphier E, Vona P, Gurbani S, Koh S, Sankar R, Shields DW|
|Date Published||2008 Nov|
|Keywords||Anticonvulsants, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Child, Child Behavior Disorders, Cognition Disorders, Epilepsy, Absence, Female, Humans, Language Disorders, Male, mood disorders, Neuropsychological Tests, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, Severity of Illness Index, Socioeconomic Factors|
Evidence for a poor psychiatric, social, and vocational adult outcome in childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) suggests long-term unmet mental health, social, and vocational needs. This cross-sectional study examined behavioral/emotional, cognitive, and linguistic comorbidities as well as their correlates in children with CAE.