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Title: The Contribution of Cognitive Networks to Depression in Epilepsy.
Authors: Rayner, Genevieve
Affiliation: The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Citation: Epilepsy currents 2017; 17(2): 78-83
Abstract: This review poses the question: Does disruption to cognitive brain networks in epilepsy contribute to the problem of comorbid depression? Initial evidence suggests that the network disease that gives rise to seizures has a predilection for the same cognition-related networks that regulate mood, with comorbidity reflective of more extensive disease. Framing both epilepsy and its psychiatric comorbidities in terms of dysfunction in overlapping (cognitive) networks raises the possibility that depression can be a primary feature of the disease in some cases and facilitates an epilepsy classification system where behavioral features of the disorder are embedded in a neurobiological mechanism.
DOI: 10.5698/1535-7511.17.2.78
PubMed URL: 28490992
ISSN: 1535-7597
Type: Journal Article
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