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Psychopathology in people with epilepsy and intellectual disability; an investigation of potential explanatory variables.

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OBJECTIVES: There are few studies on epilepsy and psychopathology in people with intellectual disability (mental retardation) despite epilepsy prevalence rates that are thirty times higher than in the general population. The aims of this study, therefore, were to identify reliable, epilepsy-specific predictors of psychiatric and behavioural disorder in these patients, and to investigate reliable predictors of carer stress. METHODS: A database of 685 patients was compiled, from which 250 were ...

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10.1136/jnnp.74.11.1485

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Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
11
Pages:
1485-1492
Publication date:
2003-11-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:387445
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uuid:6f0f30f3-de70-407b-aecb-6c96ac4a847f
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pubs:387445
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387445
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2013-11-16

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