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The treatment of epilepsy in autism.

Journal article
Authors Christopher Gillberg
Published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Volume 21
Issue 1
Pages 61-77
ISSN 0162-3257
Publication year 1991
Published at Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Pages 61-77
Language en
Links www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.f...
Keywords Anticonvulsants, Therapeutic use, Autistic Disorder, Complications, Diagnosis, Drug therapy, Psychology, Child, Electroencephalography, Drug effects, Epilepsy, Complications, Diagnosis, Drug therapy, Psychology, Female, Humans, Male, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Subject categories Psychiatry

Abstract

Autism is associated with epilepsy. One third of the population of people with autism have developed seizures in early adult life. In spite of this well-known association, little is known about the treatment of epilepsy in autism. This paper reviews the sparse literature and reports a systematic case-record study of the treatment of epilepsy in autism. Some practical guidelines for clinicians are provided. Research in the field of epilepsy in autism is highly warranted.

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