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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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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
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Oxford University Press
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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
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pubs:821223
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pubs:821223
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2018-01-25

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