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Cognition and dementia in older patients with epilepsy

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With advances in healthcare and an ageing population, the number of older adults with epilepsy is set to rise substantially across the world. In developed countries the highest incidence of epilepsy is already in people over 65 and, as life expectancy increases, individuals who developed epilepsy at a young age are also living longer. Recent findings show that older persons with epilepsy are more likely to suffer from cognitive dysfunction and that there might be an important bidirectional re...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/brain/awy022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Brain Journal website
Volume:
141
Issue:
6
Pages:
1592–1608
Publication date:
2018-02-28
Acceptance date:
2017-12-14
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Pubs id:
pubs:821223
URN:
uri:e9824e96-6b74-4830-9f47-8b60ccbb6c51
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uuid:e9824e96-6b74-4830-9f47-8b60ccbb6c51
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pubs:821223

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