F G Gilliam
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Epilepsy and common comorbidities: improving the outpatient epilepsy encounterFrank G Gilliam
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Epileptic Disord 7:S27-33. 2005..Management strategies employed in the outpatient clinic to maximize overall health outcomes should include screening and treatment for the commonly coexistent conditions in persons with epilepsy...
- Rapid detection of major depression in epilepsy: a multicentre studyFrank G Gilliam
Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
Lancet Neurol 5:399-405. 2006..Depression is a common comorbid disorder in epilepsy but is not routinely assessed in neurology clinics. We aimed to create a rapid yet accurate screening instrument for major depression in people with epilepsy...
- Epilepsy--success in clinical practice: translating trials to practiceF G Gilliam
Columbia University Neurological Institute, New York, NY, USA
Eur J Neurol 12:22-9. 2005....
- Investigation of executive function change following anterior temporal lobectomy: selective normalization of verbal fluencyR C Martin
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0021, USA
Neuropsychology 14:501-8. 2000..These findings are discussed in terms of recent research demonstrating extrahippocampal metabolic normalization following surgery...
- Wisconsin Card Sorting performance in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy: clinical and neuroanatomical correlatesR C Martin
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0021, USA
Epilepsia 41:1626-32. 2000..The present study investigated the contribution of several clinical variables and temporal lobe neuroanatomic features to performance on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) in a series of patients with TLE...
- Visual confrontation naming and hippocampal function: A neural network study using quantitative (1)H magnetic resonance spectroscopyS M Sawrie
Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
Brain 123:770-80. 2000..These results provide evidence that the speech-dominant hippocampus is a significant component of the overall neuroanatomical network of visual confrontation naming. Clinical and theoretical implications are explored...
- Bilateral hippocampal atrophy: consequences to verbal memory following temporal lobectomyR C Martin
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0021, USA
Neurology 57:597-604. 2001..Bilateral hippocampal damage is a risk factor for memory decline after anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL)...
- Systematic screening allows reduction of adverse antiepileptic drug effects: a randomized trialF G Gilliam
Department of Neurology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
Neurology 62:23-7. 2004..To determine the effectiveness of systematic screening with a brief 19-item self-report instrument, the Adverse Events Profile (AEP), to reduce adverse effects of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and improve subjective health status...
- Occurrence of seizure clusters and status epilepticus during inpatient video-EEG monitoringA B Rose
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Neurology 60:975-8. 2003..To investigate the occurrence of status epilepticus and seizure clusters, and the duration until first seizure at epilepsy monitoring units in the United States...
- Hippocampal 1H-MRSI correlates with severity of depression symptoms in temporal lobe epilepsyF G Gilliam
The Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Neurology 68:364-8. 2007..To investigate the association of an indicator of hippocampal function with severity of depression symptoms in temporal lobe epilepsy...
- Diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders in persons with epilepsyFrank G Gilliam
The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Curr Opin Neurol 18:129-33. 2005..Epilepsy is a common, disabling neurological disorder associated with increased rates of comorbid psychiatric disorders as compared with the general population...
- Depression in epilepsy: ignoring clinical expression of neuronal network dysfunction?Frank G Gilliam
Department of Neurology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Epilepsia 45:28-33. 2004....
- Mechanisms of depression in epilepsy from a clinical perspectiveHrvoje Hecimovic
Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Epilepsy Behav 4:S25-30. 2003....
- Limitations of monotherapy trials in epilepsyFrank G Gilliam
Department of Neurology, Washington University Epilepsy Program, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Neurology 60:S26-30. 2003..Despite the inherent difficulties in designing monotherapy trials in epilepsy, previous monotherapy studies have provided important information for clinical management with new treatments...
- Correlation of severity of FDG-PET hypometabolism and interictal regional delta slowing in temporal lobe epilepsyEbru Erbayat Altay
Department of Neurology, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Epilepsia 46:573-6. 2005....
- Rates and risk factors for suicide, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in chronic epilepsyJana E Jones
Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Epilepsy Behav 4:S31-8. 2003..Assessing severity of risk helps to determine the appropriate level of intervention. The suicidality module of the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview is a practical tool to help quantify current suicide risk...
- Adverse psychiatric effects of antiepileptic drugsFrank G Gilliam
Epilepsy Res 68:67-9. 2006..The follow-up should be long enough to differentiate between drug-related effects and the natural course of the comorbid disorder. Psychiatric problems should be defined using appropriate instruments as well as self-report...
- Time course of lamotrigine de-induction: impact of step-wise withdrawal of carbamazepine or phenytoinGail D Anderson
Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Epilepsy Res 49:211-7. 2002....
- Seizure remission and relapse in adults with intractable epilepsy: a cohort studyHyunmi Choi
Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Epilepsia 49:1440-5. 2008....
- Consensus statement: the evaluation and treatment of people with epilepsy and affective disordersJohn J Barry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
Epilepsy Behav 13:S1-29. 2008..Recommendations are based on the general depression literature as well as epilepsy-specific studies. It is hoped that this document will improve the overall detection and subsequent treatment of affective illnesses in PWE...