Epilepsy and psychiatric disturbance: preliminary results of a case control study

E. Beghi, V. Crespi, G. Bogliun, G. Scarani, E. Fiordelli

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Abstract

A case-control study aiming at evaluating the prevalence and characters of psychiatric disturbance has been undertaken on 50 patients with idiopathic epilepsy and 50 age and sex-matched controls in the General Hospital of Monza, Milan. Cases and controls, all of which were required to have an IQ >80, were submitted to a standardized psychiatric interview. As a whole, 22 cases (44%) and 15 controls (30%) were reported to have psychiatric illness, mostly depression. Younger age (

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Pages371-373
Number of pages3
Edition62-63
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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