Evolution of views on the importance of mental disorders in epilepsy for clinical and social prognosis

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Throughout the period of study of the clinic of mental disorders in epilepsy, there was a desire of researchers to identify two main features of these conditions: their structural features and duration. This trend remains dominant today. However, these two clinical signs are considered comparatively rarely in terms of their relationship with the main characteristics …

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Problem Hyperopic

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Of course, the parents of a child who has had an epileptic attack or has already been diagnosed with epilepsy, are concerned about many issues that they would like to discuss with the doctor. They are worried about the future of the child: how this disease will affect the fate of their daughter or son, …

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Causes of epilepsy

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Some forms of epilepsy, with characteristic clinical manifestations, always begin in childhood, and in certain years of the child’s life. Clinical manifestations of seizures in these forms of epilepsy are associated with immaturity of the brain. As you grow older, attacks of this type are no longer observed: they either pass or transform into other …

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Children with epilepsy, vaccinations

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Most vaccinations are no more dangerous for children with epilepsy than for healthy children! However, some vaccinations for children with epilepsy are contraindicated: vaccinations against whooping cough, diphtheria, typhoid, paratyphoid and cholera. Is DTP desirable to do TD. Often there are clinical situations when parents associate the debut of epilepsy with vaccination. It should be …

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Special problems in adolescents

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When a child reaches adolescence, parents meet with new problems. Adolescents often seek to “get out of parental control” and become independent, although they are not ready to take responsibility for their lives and health. In adolescence, the character often deteriorates, the child becomes bold and uncontrollable, tends to spend more time in the company …

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Children with epilepsy, schooling

Epilepsy and Children

The preservation to this day of misconceptions about epilepsy in society leads to the fact that the diagnosis of “epilepsy” is associated with some “defect” of the patient and his danger to society. However, epilepsy is not always combined with dementia and mental disorders. Indeed, there are severe forms of epilepsy with frequent various attacks …

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Children with epilepsy, abnormalities on EEG without seizures

Epilepsy and Children

The term “convulsive readiness” is currently considered to be incorrect, as different specialists may imply different changes to EEG under this term. A more precise description of the detected violations is needed. If epileptiform activity (changes characteristic of epilepsy) is detected on EEG, the interpretation of these changes depends on the individual clinical situation. In …

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Child with Epilepsy

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Like other children, children with epilepsy need communication and a society of peers. As for other parents, the opportunity to send a child to a kindergarten for parents of a child with epilepsy is an opportunity to work or free time for themselves. Work, of course, – the best financial assistance (which is especially important …

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