Revisiting personality in epilepsy: Differentiation of personality in two epilepsies starting in adolescence.

Affiliation

Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate personality characteristics and clinical parameters in two well-defined epilepsies: mesial temporal lobe epilepsy related to hippocampal sclerosis (MTLE/HS) and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) through NEO Revised Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R) and Neurobehavior Inventory (NBI) standardized instruments.

Keywords

Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy,Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy,NBI,NEO-PI-R,Personality traits,Psychiatric symptoms,

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