Last updated on June 2007

Emotional Processing and Memory Evaluation in Epilepsy Patients

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Epilepsy
  • Age: Between 18 - 64 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    Referred to neurological institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center for
    care of seizures/epilepsy
    Referred to neuropsychology laboratory for evaluation
    Participants must complete the routine check-in of all patients and sign consent and
    HIPAA forms.
    Be, in the investigator's opinion, compliant, able to follow the investigator's
    instructions and visit the clinic on schedule, cooperative and reliable.
    Be aged 18-64 years old.
    Be able to provide documented informed consent.
    Have a confirmed diagnosis of right or left temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), which is
    made independent of their pre-surgical neuropsychological evaluation. Neurological
    disease must be confirmed by one (or more) of the following: (a) MRI study of the
    head, (b) CT study of the head, (c) EEG study, (d) Video-EEG study, (e) PET study of
    the head, (f) Neurological and Psychiatric exam by a physician.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Referred from an attorney or their evaluation is part of a personal injury claim.
    Be intoxicated from alcohol or other illicit substance.
    Received Electroconvulsive (ECT) treatment within the last 21 days.
    Have an MMSE score of 25 or less
    Have undergone Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) surgery

Recruitment Status: Open

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