Psychiatric Disorders Seen in Correlation with Epileptic Seizures
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014, Pages: 108-116
Received: Jan. 9, 2014; Accepted: May 5, 2014; Published: May 10, 2014
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Amitabh Saha, Department of Psychiatry, Command hospital, Pune- 40, India
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Abstract
Psychiatric morbidity in cases of epilepsy are frequently seen in our clinical practice. Epileptic seizures and subsequent sequelae leave behind triggers for development of psychiatric disorders. Among the commonly seen psychiatric disorders are depression, psychosis, personality disorders and various other phenomenology’s which is cited in this article.
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Epilepsy, Psychosis, Epileptic Personality, Depression, Catastrophic Reaction, Psychiatric Morbidity
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Amitabh Saha, Psychiatric Disorders Seen in Correlation with Epileptic Seizures, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014, pp. 108-116. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20140202.22
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