Author | Donald M. Olson, MD

Articles

Differentiating Epileptic Seizures From Nonepileptic Spells

November 01, 2008

It can be difficult to determine whether unusual, paroxysmal behavior represents a seizure or a nonepileptic event. Children with sudden flailing movements or unresponsive staring may, in fact, be experiencing psychogenic events.

Benign Epilepsy:

October 01, 2006

How long should I keep giving anticonvulsant medications to a child with benign genetic epilepsy?