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Neuropsychological assessment

Here is an introduction to the neuropsychological consequences of epilepsy.

Here is an introduction to the neuropsychological consequences of epilepsy.

Epilepsy entails physical as well as cognitive deficits. A neuropsychological assessment is therefore necessary in order to evaluate the severity of cognitive complaints associated with seizures and lead to cognitive rehabilitation. It is an integral part of a comprehensive diagnosis of epilepsy. A neuropsychological evaluation could also be helpful to localize the seizure focus, based on the the cognitive deficits shown by the patient. The major cognitive symptoms of epilepsy and their precipitating factors are presented.

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Understanding Epilepsy and its Neuropsychology

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