Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood Epilepsy – Chapter 5: Use of Funtional Imaging to Study Cognitive Functions (ebook)


Chapter 5 – Use of Funtional Imaging to Study Cognitive Functions

This chapter will address several topics related to functional imaging of cognition in children with epilepsy, including: (1) review of methodological approaches using functional imaging; (2) review by domain of extant literature with summarization of how results have informed us about the functioning of patients with childhood epilepsy; and (3) practical information about strategies for successfully imaging children with epilepsy for clinical studies.

About the book

For many parents, cognitive and behavioral comorbidities, such as ADHD, autism and intellectual disability, are the real burden of childhood epilepsy. This title offers concrete guidance and treatment strategies for childhood epilepsy in general, and for the comorbidities associated with each epilepsy syndrome and their pathophysiology. The book is written by experts in the field with an important clinical experience, while chapters by clinical neuropsychologists provide a strong theoretical background.

Readership: Epileptologists, Paediatric Neurologists, Paediatricians and Neuropsychologists.