Development, behaviour and seizures in 300 cases of tuberous sclerosis

Title

Development, behaviour and seizures in 300 cases of tuberous sclerosis

Creator

Hunt A

Publisher

Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

Date

1993

Subject

Middle Aged; Family; Male; Aged; Child; Humans; Adult; Adolescent; Female; Child Preschool; Infant; Psychiatric Status Rating Scales; Aggression; Developmental Disabilities/complications/diagnosis; Learning Disorders/complications; Seizures/complications; Sleep Wake Disorders/complications; Social Behavior Disorders/complications; Tuberous Sclerosis/complications; behavioral problems; sleep disturbance; tuberous sclerosis; trajectory; characteristics; hyperactive behavior

Description

Three hundred cases of tuberous sclerosis were surveyed by postal questionnaire, including 240 cases with learning difficulties. People who have tuberous sclerosis and severe learning disabilities also have a higher frequency of epileptic seizures than people with learning difficulties from all causes. Pervasive developmental disorder and hyperactive behaviour are behavioural features of the disorder. Sleep problems and the level of vigilant care required because of seizures or behaviour have implications on the level of service needed to support people with tuberous sclerosis in the community.

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Citation

Hunt A, “Development, behaviour and seizures in 300 cases of tuberous sclerosis,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed September 22, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/16688.

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