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Emotional aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy

Francis D. Horigan

Emotional aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy

a survey of the literature.

by Francis D. Horigan

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy -- Abstracts.,
  • Epilepsy -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesTemporal lobe epilepsy.
    StatementPrepared for Adult Psychiatry Branch clinical investigations, National Institute of Mental Health.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesHis Psychiatric abstracts series,, no. 5
    ContributionsNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Adult Psychiatry Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC372 .H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 l.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5840462M
    LC Control Number61060170
    OCLC/WorldCa9562312

    Temporal lobe epilepsy. Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most common form of focal epilepsy or complex partial seizures with temporal lobe origin of electrical abnormality 1).Temporal lobe epilepsy in infants and children differs from the relatively homogeneous syndrome seen in adults in several important clinical and pathological ways 2).Seizure semiology varies by age, and the ictal EEG pattern. Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a chronic disorder of the nervous system characterized by recurrent, unprovoked focal seizures that originate in the temporal lobe of the brain and last about one or two minutes. TLE is the most common form of epilepsy with focal seizures. A focal seizure in the temporal lobe may spread to other areas in the brain when it may become a focal to bilateral seizure.

      Temporal epilepsy is in the temporal lobe. Some patients hallucinate visions, sounds, smells etc. Some people, like me, have several types of epilepsy. The emotions are in that portion of the brain and each time your brain seizes your brain is out. Some patients may develop temporal lobe epilepsy after sustaining a head injury or after a brain infection. stated that the most common type of seizure found in temporal lobe epilepsy is complex partial seizures, followed by simple partial seizures, though about 60 percent of patients have grand mal seizures, a type of generalized.

    The amygdala is a complex neural structure implicated in several aspects of emotional and social behaviour, but the varieties and the consequences of amygdala dysfunction in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy remain unclear, and insufficiently examined in standard neuropsychological assessments.   The Function of the Temporal Brain Lobe. Temporal brain lobes are responsible and forming speech. Patients with epileptogenic focus in the medial limbic-emotional part of the temporal lobe most often have complex partial seizures in the form of Anatomy of the temporal lobe. Epilepsy Res Treat. ; doi: //


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Emotional aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy by Francis D. Horigan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book Emotional aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy book the understanding that the temporolimbic seizure originates in tissue providing the substrate for the emotional life and memory. Finally, it emphasizes the value of clinical research – here, conducted in the course of the diagnosis and surgical treatment of epilepsy – in helping to elucidate the relationship between brain and : Hardcover.

Seized is a narrative portrait of a common brain disorder that can alter personality, illuminating the mind-body problem and the limits of free will. An invaluable resource for anyone touched by epilepsy, Seized gives first-hand accounts of three ordinary patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), explaining what they suffer and how they cope.

The book also tells the stories of creative Cited by: 8. Contributing to these aspects of existence are types, severity, and frequency of seizures, treatment regimes such as effects of AEDs, and the view by the patient of his or her disorder. Keywords Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Emotional Intelligence Seizure Frequency Seizure Control Epileptic PatientAuthor: David W.

McCandless. The term Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) was included in the classification of the ILAE in under the group of “localization - related symptomatic epilepsies characterized by seizures with sp e.

Mental aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy. Follow-up of 74 patients after resection of a temporal by: Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological condition, affecting children and adults, and can occur in a variety of medical settings.

It has many causes and many forms, and a variable prognosis. Mortality and morbidity are high, social and legal consequences can stretch well beyond the purely medical, and its management is often poor.

Seizures with temporal lobe involvement, complex partial seizures (formerly known as psychomotor or temporal lobe epilepsy) are most commonly associated with behavioural changes. Such changes can include rapid fluctuations in mood, or over-attention to detail. Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in School-aged Children with Active Epilepsy ; Temporal Lobe Epilepsy is a Predisposing Factor for Sleep Apnea: A Questionnaire Study in Video-EEG Monitoring Unit ; Use of Antiepileptic Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation: Type.

Michael Trimble and Bettina Schmitz have assembled an international team of experts to review the most recent findings and explore the interface between epilepsy and behavior disorders.

The authors discuss the classifications available and examine how adequate they are for defining the subtleties of behavioral changes in patients with neurological disorders. Introduction. Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) can have a significant impact on cognitive processing in many domains.

1 This has been evaluated by neuropsychological testing and other methods such as functional neuroimaging and electrophysiological measures.

2 In particular, the side of TLE has differential impact on the neuropsychological impairment with dysfunction of the dominant temporal.

tor seizures, lateralizing signs) of temporal lobe seizure semiol-ogy. Conversely, other aspects (aura, emotional, and autonomic signs) are independent of the maturation process. This is the first report investigating age dependency of epileptic seizure semiol-ogy comparing all age groups.

Key Words: Temporal lobe epilepsy—Seizure semiology. Mood Disorders are Linked to Health-related Quality of Life in Epilepsy ; Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Epilepsy in Children ; Presentation, Evaluation, and Treatment of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus ; Psychosis of Epilepsy: A Neurologist's Perspective ; The Etiology and Diagnosis of Status Epilepticus.

Summary: Objective: To examine the effects of age on different aspects of temporal lobe seizure semiology. Methods: We performed a video analysis of archived seizures from consecutive patients (age 10 months to 49 years) selected by seizure freedom after temporal lobectomy. Eighty patients had hippocampal sclerosis (HS).

Beside semiological seizure classification, we. Temporal lobe/emotional areas/memory cause emotions like fear, déjà vu Temporal lobe epilepsy may be more likely to cause long term problems in memory My References (Useful books, too). Temporal lobe epilepsy (complex partial epilepsy) is a syndrome from the borderland of psychiatric and neurological disorders-only a few patients with temporal lobe epilepsy are without psycho-pathological signs.

In his survey of patients with epilepsy, Landolt () observed that while 23% (12/52) of the patients with generalisedCited by: We consider societal, psychological, and neuropsychological aspects of social life with particular emphasis on socio-cognitive functions in temporal lobe epilepsy.

Deficits in emotion recognition and theory of mind, two main aspects of social cognition, are frequently observed in individuals with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

Summary. The relationship between epilepsy and personality disorder is viewed. The historical links are discussed, and it is pointed out that the position has moved from that of assuming that everybody with epilepsy will undergo personality change, to noting in particular changes that may be associated with temporal lobe, especially limbic system, abnormalities.

Conclusion: Our findings support that brain maturation significantly influences the evolution of some important aspects (motor seizures, lateralizing signs) of temporal lobe seizure semiology.

Conversely, other aspects (aura, emotional, and autonomic signs) are independent of the maturation process. The effects of temporal lobe damage are myriad, and can include: Temporal lobe epilepsy: The most common form of epilepsy, and the most common cause of seizures, temporal lobe epilepsy produces uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain that can lead to seizures.

Various forms of aphasia, a disorder of speech and language. anticonvulsants, antiepilepsy drugs, complex partial seizures, drug resistant epilepsy, drug use, drugs, emotional aspects of seizures, epilepsy symptoms, living with temporal lobe epilepsy, living with TLE, prescription medicine, seizure triggers, seizures, temporal lobe, temporal lobe epilepsy, temporal lobe seizures, TLE, what is temporal.

Request PDF | Temporal Lobe Epilepsy | This chapter discusses aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and highlights relevant information to interpret the data. epilepsy; temporal lobectomy; psychiatry; Psychopathology is prevalent in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) especially those with more severe, medically intractable, temporal lobe seizure disorders Both before and after anterior temporal lobectomy psychiatric disorders constitute a large part of the illness burden of patients with epilepsy, they are major determinants of patients Cited by: Dreaming in Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Focus on Bad Dreams and Nightmares Nightmares and bad dreams occur more frequently in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) than in normal individuals and in patients with generalized seizures (Silvestri & Bromfield, ).

Temporal lobe epilepsy is a type of epilepsy characterized by the.