This educational symposium has the objective to review the main psychiatric and behaviour disorders in children with epilepsy. Importantly, the symposium will focus on the difficulties of diagnosis and optimal management of ADHD, anxiety and depression in children with epilepsy.
- Understand the difficulties and the auxiliary tests for the diagnosis of ADHD, depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy.
- Understand the optimal management of psychiatric and behaviour disorders in children with epilepsy. Impact Statements
- The diagnosis of ADHD, depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy.
- The optimal management of ADHD, depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy.
Ana Carolina Coan, MD, PhD; Campinas University – UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Epilepsy in Children – Beyond Seizure Control
Marilisa Guerreiro, MD, PhD; Campinas University, Campinas, Brazil
How to Differentiate ADHD from its Mimics in Children with Epilepsy?
Stéphane Auvin, MD, PhD; Hôpital Universitaire Robert-Debré, Université de Paris, Paris, France
Depression and Anxiety in Children with Epilepsy – How to Improve the Diagnosis?
Kette Valente, MD, PhD; University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Management of Psychiatric and Behavior Disorders in Children with Epilepsy
Kirsten A. Donald MD, PhD; University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa