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by Professor Shoumitro Deb
and Dr Radha Srikanth
Last updated: January 2013
In the general population, the risk of an
individual developing epilepsy in his or her lifetime is between 3%
Approximately 14% – 24% of patients who have
intellectual disability have epilepsy.
Epilepsy in persons with intellectual disability means more than
having epileptic seizures as it also involves the issues of:
This module aims to provide you with an understanding of the
relationship between epilepsy and intellectual disability as well
as how to assess and manage epilepsy in patients with intellectual
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