A large(1x1cm) chip from rear exterior hinge. Good. 25x17cm, xvi, 656 pp. Contents: Looking ahead; Part I. Language Problems: Language, the challenge; Speech, language and communication; Speech and language problems in epilepsy; Seizure types and language risks; Language regressions with epilepsy syndromes; Other epilepsy language syndromes; Seizure management effects; Evaluation of speech-language problems; Management of speech-language problems in epilepsy; Behavior consequences; Part II. Learning Problems: Learning challenges; The development of learning; Learning difficulties; Learning problems with seizure types; Modifying factors; Transient cognitive impairments of epilepsy; Alertness and attention; Memory; Executive functioning; Academics; Antiepileptic medication effects; Effects of other therapies; Diagnosis; Gaining help; Frustrations of learning problems; Part III. Behavior Problems: Mental health needs; Psychologic development; Seizure types and psychological factors; Overview: extrinsic factors; Behavior problems, general; Attention deficit disorders; Anxiety disorders; Mood disorders; Disruptive behavior problems; The psychoses of epilepsy; Non-epileptic events; Possible treatment issues; Helping with psychiatric problems; Epilogue; Glossary. ["William Svoboda channels a lifetime of clinical experience into three areas--language, learning, and behavior--that encompass the major difficulties of children "growing up with epilepsy. " In each area he looks at why the problems arise and assesses potential treatments.., "-Publisher's description]
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