Epilepsy and Psychiatry

Epilepsy and Psychiatry

March 2008 – Vol 10 – No. 1

State of the art

Epilepsy research: a window onto function and dysfunction of the human brain
Heinz Beck, MD; Christian E. Elger, MD

Basic research

Epilepsies and neuronal plasticity: for better or for worse?
Ben-Ari Yehezkel, PhD

Genetics and epilepsy
Ortrud K. Steinlein, MD, PhD

Mood disorder and epilepsy: a neurobiologic perspective of their relationship
Andres M. Kanner, MD

Malformations of cortical development and epilepsy
Richard J. Leventer, MBBS, PhD; Renzo Guerrini, MD; William B. Dobyns, MD

Pharmacological aspects

Pregnancy, epilepsy, and anticonvulsants
Bernhard J Steinhoff, MD, PhD

The effectiveness of anticonvulsants in psychiatric disorders
Heinz C. R. Grunze, MD

Clinical research

Epilepsy surgery: eligibility criteria and presurgical evaluation
Philippe Ryvlin, MD, PhD

Electroconvulsive therapy and its different indications
Thomas C. Baghai, MD