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Speech and language dysfunction in childhood epilepsy and epileptiform EEG activity


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Title: Speech and language dysfunction in childhood epilepsy and epileptiform EEG activity
Authors: Rejnö-Habte Selassie, Gunilla
E-mail: gunilla.rejno-habte-selassie@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 5-Mar-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Rejnö-Habte Selassie G, Jennische M, Kyllerman M, Viggedal G, Hartelius L. Comorbidity in severe developmental language disorders: Neuropediatric and psychological considerations. Acta Paediatrica 2005; 94:471-478.
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II. Rejnö-Habte Selassie G, Viggedal G, Olsson I, Jennische M. Speech, language, and cognition in preschool children with epilepsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2008; 50:432-438.
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III. Rejnö-Habte Selassie G, Olsson I, Jennische M. Patterns of language and auditory dysfunction in 6-year-old children with epilepsy. Uppsala Journal of Medical Sciences 2009; 114:82-89.
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IV. Rejnö-Habte Selassie G, Hedström A, Viggedal G, Jennische M, Kyllerman M. Speech, language and cognitive dysfunction in children with focal epileptiform activity. A follow-up study. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2010-03-26
Disputation: Fredagen den 26 mars 2010, kl. 13.00, hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: auditory ability
cognition
co-morbidity
epilepsy
epileptiform activity
follow-up
Landau Kleffner syndrome
language disorder
neurodevelopmental dysfunction
speech disorder
Abstract: In severe childhood language disorder, concomitant dysfunction in other areas may be present. There are indications that epileptiform EEG activity and epilepsy may influence speech and language development, but this relationship is poorly understood. The objective of this thesis was to investigate the relationship between speech and language disorder in children and other neurodevelopmental dysfunctions and, in particular, to study the influence of epilepsy and epileptiform activity on speech a... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8034-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21692
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