The effect of seizures on working memory and executive functioning performance.

Academic Article


  • The aim of this study was to assess whether duration of seizure disorder and lifetime seizure load are associated with deficits in higher cognitive functions in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) (N=207) or psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) (N=216). Multivariate regression analyses revealed that age at onset, duration, and group assignment were significant predictors of neuropsychological performance (all P
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  • Adult, Cognition Disorders, Electroencephalography, Executive Function, Female, Functional Laterality, Humans, Male, Memory Disorders, Memory, Short-Term, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Neuropsychological Tests, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Retrospective Studies, Seizures, Severity of Illness Index
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    Author List

  • Black LC; Schefft BK; Howe SR; Szaflarski JP; Yeh H-S; Privitera MD
  • Start Page

  • 412
  • End Page

  • 419
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 3