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 +====== Epilepsy ======
 +===== Primer =====
 +**Epilepsy** is a group of neurological disorders characterized by epileptic seizures characterized by anywhere from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking. Epilepsy has significant psychiatric implications,​ in particular with psychosis.
 +===== Diagnostic Criteria =====
 +<callout type="​success">​{{fa>​arrow-circle-right?​color=green}} See main article: **[[neurology:​approaches:​seizures|]]**</​callout>​
 +A pratical definition of epilepsy is if the patient meets one of the following:​[([[https://​​pubmed/​24730690|Fisher,​ R. S., Acevedo, C., Arzimanoglou,​ A., Bogacz, A., Cross, J. H., Elger, C. E., ... & Hesdorffer, D. C. (2014). ILAE official report: a practical clinical definition of epilepsy. Epilepsia, 55(4), 475-482.]])]
 +  - At least two unprovoked (or reflex) seizures occurring greater than 24 hours apart
 +  - One unprovoked (or reflex) seizure and a probability of further seizures similar to the general recurrence risk (at least 60%) after two unprovoked seizures, occurring over the next 10 years
 +  - Diagnosis of an epilepsy syndrome
 +===== Temporal Lobe Epilepsy =====
 +**Temporal lobe epilepsy** (TLE), a subcategory of the seizure disorder, is a complex neuropsychiatric illness, where neurological presentation may present with affective, behavioural,​ psychotic, and/or personality changes. This may lead to misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment.
 +  * [[https://​​journals/​ert/​2012/​163731/​|Beletsky,​ V., & Mirsattari, S. M. (2012). Epilepsy, mental health disorder, or both?. Epilepsy research and treatment, 2012.]]
 +  * [[https://​​pubmed/​20708951|de Oliveira, G. N. M., Kummer, A., Salgado, J. V., Portela, E. J., Sousa-Pereira,​ S. R., David, A. S., & Teixeira, A. L. (2010). Psychiatric disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy: an overview from a tertiary service in Brazil. Seizure, 19(8), 479-484.]]
 +===== Resources =====
 +  * [[http://​​schizophrenia/​complex-partial-seizures-present-diagnostic-challenge|Restak,​ R. (1995). Complex partial seizures present diagnostic challenge. Psych. Times, 12(9), 1-6.]]
 +  * [[https://​​content/​69/​1/​1|Toone,​ B. K. (2000). The psychoses of epilepsy.]]