oa South African Medical Journal - Neuropsychological research approaches in the epilepsies
|Article Title||Neuropsychological research approaches in the epilepsies|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Neuropsychology Division, National Institute for Personnel Research, CSIR, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1974|
|Pages||657 - 660|
|Keyword(s)||Areas of research, Epilepsy, Medical research, Neurology and Psychology|
The contributions of electro-encephalography to neurology and neurosurgery have tended to overshadow its value for the neuropsychologist as a tool for the study of instability of brain function in relation to the epilepsies and the borderlands of epilepsy. Studies of criminal behaviour have shown a high incidence of epilepsy and abnormal EEGs among murderers and some psychopaths.
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