Neuropsychological assessment of children with epilepsy

B. Levin, E. Feldman, Michael Duchowny, M. Brown

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There are few published guidelines on the neuropsychological assessment of children with epilepsy. We propose a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation which focuses on the epileptic child and assessment of intellectual functions, psychological makeup and psychosocial milieu. Structured guidelines for parental interview and specific parent/teacher questionnaires are recommended. An outline for a thorough neuropsychological assessment examining six cognitive domains is described. Key areas of psychological functioning and appropriate assessment techniques are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-219
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Pediatrics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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