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Comorbidity between epilepsy and cardiac arrhythmias: Implication for treatment.

Epilepsy Behav 2019 Aug 3;97:304-312. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.05.038DOI Listing
August 2019

Antiepileptic Drugs in Clinical Development: Differentiate or Die?

Curr Pharm Des 2017 ;23(37):5593-5605

Epilepsy Research Group Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612823666170809100524DOI Listing
July 2019

Validated outcome of treatment changes according to International League Against Epilepsy criteria in adults with drug-resistant focal epilepsy.

Epilepsia 2019 Jun 13;60(6):1114-1123. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia and Clinical Trial Center, IRCCS Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.14685DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6850288PMC
June 2019

Antiepileptic monotherapy in newly diagnosed focal epilepsy. A network meta-analysis.

Acta Neurol Scand 2019 Jan 24;139(1):33-41. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Neurology, "Franz Tappeiner" Hospital, Merano, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ane.13025DOI Listing
January 2019

Do neurologists agree in diagnosing drug resistance in adults with focal epilepsy?

Epilepsia 2019 Jan 25;60(1):175-183. Epub 2018 Dec 25.

Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia and Clinical Trial Center, IRCCS Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/epi.14622
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.14622DOI Listing
January 2019

Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Drugs 2018 Nov;78(17):1791-1804

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Neurological Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca 71, 60020, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40265-018-0992-5DOI Listing
November 2018

Frequency of drug combinations between enzyme-inducing first-generation antiepileptic drugs and inducible drugs in patients with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Behav 2018 10 18;87:92-95. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Agenzia Regionale di Sanità, Regione Toscana, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.08.004DOI Listing
October 2018

Adjunctive Eslicarbazepine Acetate in Pediatric Patients with Focal Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

CNS Drugs 2018 03;32(3):189-196

Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca 71, Ancona, 60020, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40263-018-0504-xDOI Listing
March 2018

Eslicarbazepine acetate in the treatment of adults with partial-onset epilepsy: an evidence-based review of efficacy, safety and place in therapy.

Core Evid 2018 8;13:21-31. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca, Ancona, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CE.S142858DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5846310PMC
March 2018

Do antiepileptic drugs increase the risk of infectious diseases? A meta-analysis of placebo-controlled studies.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2017 Sep 7;83(9):1873-1879. Epub 2017 May 7.

Pharmacovigilance Centre, Florence Health Authority, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13296DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5555858PMC
September 2017

Tolerability of new antiepileptic drugs: a network meta-analysis.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2017 Jul 4;73(7):811-817. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

School of Clinical Science, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-017-2245-zDOI Listing
July 2017

Analysis of facial expressions in parkinson's disease through video-based automatic methods.

J Neurosci Methods 2017 Apr 20;281:7-20. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Department of Information Engineering, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via di S. Marta 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.02.006DOI Listing
April 2017

Challenges in the treatment of convulsive status epilepticus.

Seizure 2017 Apr 28;47:17-24. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

Unit of Neurology, Uslcentro Toscana Health Authority, Prato, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2017.02.015DOI Listing
April 2017

Treatment of epilepsy in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Expert Rev Neurother 2017 03 11;17(3):309-318. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

b Neurology Unit, Department of Medicine , Florence Health Authority , Firenze , Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14737175.2017.1243469DOI Listing
March 2017

Markerless Analysis of Articulatory Movements in Patients With Parkinson's Disease.

J Voice 2016 Nov 29;30(6):766.e1-766.e11. Epub 2015 Nov 29.

Department of Information Engineering, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2015.10.014DOI Listing
November 2016

The treatment of neonatal seizures: focus on Levetiracetam.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2016 5;29(1):69-74. Epub 2014 Dec 5.

d Department of Pediatrics , University of Perugia , Perugia , Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14767058.2014.986651DOI Listing
September 2016

Analysis of nocebo effects of antiepileptic drugs across different conditions.

J Neurol 2016 Jul 25;263(7):1274-9. Epub 2016 Jan 25.

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-015-8018-7DOI Listing
July 2016

Clinical utility of eslicarbazepine: current evidence.

Drug Des Devel Ther 2015 10;9:781-9. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DDDT.S57409DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4330027PMC
May 2016

A Meta-analysis of the Cortical Silent Period in Epilepsies.

Brain Stimul 2015 Jul-Aug;8(4):693-701. Epub 2015 Apr 24.

Unit of Neurology, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2015.04.008DOI Listing
February 2016

Do traditional anti-seizure drugs have a future? A review of potential anti-seizure drugs in clinical development.

Pharmacol Res 2016 Feb 12;104:38-48. Epub 2015 Dec 12.

Epilepsy Research Group Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2015.12.011DOI Listing
February 2016

No effects of 20 Hz-rTMS of the primary motor cortex in vegetative state: A randomised, sham-controlled study.

Cortex 2015 Oct 4;71:368-76. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Department of Neuroscience, Brain Investigation & Neuromodulation Lab (Si-BIN Lab), UOC Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00109452150027
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2015.07.027DOI Listing
October 2015

Foetal safety of old and new antiepileptic drugs.

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2015 Oct 2;14(10):1563-71. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

b 2 Unit of Neurology, Florence Health Authority, Department of Medicine , Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14740338.2015.1084288DOI Listing
October 2015

The adverse event profile of levetiracetam: A meta-analysis on children and adults.

Seizure 2015 Sep 14;31:49-55. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2015.07.004DOI Listing
September 2015

Characterization of the adverse events profile of placebo-treated patients in randomized controlled trials on drug-resistant focal epilepsies.

J Neurol 2015 Jun 14;262(6):1401-6. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Unit of Neurology Department of Medicine Florence Health Authority, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Via Di Torregalli n 3, 50143, Florence, Italy,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-014-7535-0DOI Listing
June 2015

"Thirty-day neurologic improvement associated with early versus delayed carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients".

Ann Vasc Surg 2015 Apr 22;29(3):435-42. Epub 2014 Nov 22.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, "San Giovanni di Dio" Hospital, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2014.08.028DOI Listing
April 2015

Adverse events of placebo-treated, drug-resistant, focal epileptic patients in randomized controlled trials: a systematic review.

J Neurol 2015 Mar 11;262(3):501-15. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Via Di Torregalli n 3, 50143, Florence, Italy,

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00415-014-7391-y
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-014-7391-yDOI Listing
March 2015

Safety and efficacy of diazepam autoinjector for the management of epilepsy.

Expert Rev Neurother 2015 Feb;15(2):127-33

Department of Pediatrics, University of Perugia, Piazza Università 1, 06123, Perugia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14737175.2015.1003043DOI Listing
February 2015

Placebo and nocebo responses in drug trials of epilepsy.

Epilepsy Behav 2015 Feb 19;43:128-34. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Epilepsy Research Group, Berlin, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.004DOI Listing
February 2015

Interactions between antiepileptic drugs, and between antiepileptic drugs and other drugs.

Epileptic Disord 2014 Dec;16(4):409-31

Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia, and C. Mondino National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/epd.2014.0714DOI Listing
December 2014

Efficacy and safety of pregabalin versus levetiracetam as adjunctive therapy in patients with partial seizures: a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial.

Epilepsia 2014 07 5;55(7):1048-57. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.12679DOI Listing
July 2014

Network meta-analyses of antiepileptic drug efficacy and tolerability in drug-resistant focal epilepsies: a clinical perspective.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2014 Jun 28;70(6):647-54. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, Florence, Italy,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-014-1669-yDOI Listing
June 2014

Role of the dorsal premotor cortex in rhythmic auditory-motor entrainment: a perturbational approach by rTMS.

Cereb Cortex 2014 Apr 12;24(4):1009-16. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Unità Operativa di Neurologia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Ospedale San Giovanni di Dio,Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhs386DOI Listing
April 2014

Eslicarbazepine acetate: an update on efficacy and safety in epilepsy.

Epilepsy Res 2014 Jan 23;108(1):1-10. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

U.O. Neurologia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2013.10.005DOI Listing
January 2014

Withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs: guidelines of the Italian League Against Epilepsy.

Epilepsia 2013 Oct;54 Suppl 7:2-12

Department of Neuroscience, IRCCS-Institute of Pharmacological Research "Mario Negri", Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.12305DOI Listing
October 2013

AMPA receptor inhibitors for the treatment of epilepsy: the role of perampanel.

Expert Rev Neurother 2013 Jun;13(6):647-55

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/ern.13.46DOI Listing
June 2013

The adverse event profile of lacosamide: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Epilepsia 2013 Jan 10;54(1):66-74. Epub 2012 Jul 10.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Florence Health Authority, Firenze, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03589.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03589.xDOI Listing
January 2013

Lacosamide in patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2012 Oct 8;13(14):2065-72. Epub 2012 Aug 8.

University of Chieti, Department of Paediatrics, Ospedale policlinico, Via dei vestini 5, 66100 Chieti, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14656566.2012.713347DOI Listing
October 2012

Safety and tolerability of antiepileptic drug treatment in children with epilepsy.

Drug Saf 2012 Jul;35(7):519-33

Paediatric Neurology Unit and Laboratories, Childrens Hospital A. Meyer, University of Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2165/11630700-000000000-00000DOI Listing
July 2012

The adverse event profile of pregabalin across different disorders: a meta-analysis.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2012 Jun 21;68(6):903-12. Epub 2012 Jan 21.

U.O. Neurologia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00228-012-1213-xDOI Listing
June 2012

Drug safety evaluation of zonisamide for the treatment of epilepsy.

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2011 Jul 29;10(4):623-31. Epub 2011 Mar 29.

Giovanni Di Dio Hospital, Unit of Neurology, Firenze, Italy.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1517/14740338.2011.57
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14740338.2011.571201DOI Listing
July 2011

Long-term safety and effectiveness of zonisamide in the treatment of epilepsy: a review of the literature.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2009 20;5:249-59. Epub 2009 May 20.

Unit of Neurology, Palagi Hospital, Firenze, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2695225PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/ndt.s4063DOI Listing
April 2011

The adverse event profile of pregabalin: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Epilepsia 2011 Apr 14;52(4):826-36. Epub 2011 Feb 14.

U.O. Neurologia, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Firenze, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02966.x
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April 2011

Motor cortex excitability correlates with novelty seeking in social anxiety: a transcranial magnetic stimulation investigation.

J Neurol 2010 Aug 30;257(8):1362-8. Epub 2010 Mar 30.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50137 Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-010-5533-4DOI Listing
August 2010

Involvement of the parietal cortex in perceptual learning (Eureka effect): an interference approach using rTMS.

Neuropsychologia 2010 May 17;48(6):1807-12. Epub 2010 Mar 17.

Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università di Firenze, Via di San Salvi 12, I-50135 Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.02.031DOI Listing
May 2010

Add-on treatment with pregabalin for partial seizures with or without generalisation: pooled data analysis of four randomised placebo-controlled trials.

Seizure 2009 Apr 31;18(3):184-92. Epub 2008 Oct 31.

Neurology Department, Ruber International Hospital, La Maso 38, 28034 Madrid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2008.09.004DOI Listing
April 2009

Idiosyncratic adverse reactions to antiepileptic drugs.

Epilepsia 2007 Jul 26;48(7):1223-44. Epub 2007 Mar 26.

Neurology Unit, ASL 10, Firenze, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2007.01041.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2007.01041.xDOI Listing
July 2007

Recommendations of the Italian League against Epilepsy working group on generic products of antiepileptic drugs.

Epilepsia 2006 ;47 Suppl 5:16-20

Clinical Pharmacology Unit and Institute of Neurology IRCCS C. Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2006.00871.xDOI Listing
June 2007

Category-specific visual identification of filtered objects in Alzheimer's disease.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2007 Mar-Apr;44(2):125-39. Epub 2006 Jun 9.

Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università degli Study di Firenze, via S.Niccolò 93, 50125 Firenze, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2006.04.003DOI Listing
March 2007

Behavioral and psychological symptoms in Alzheimer's disease: frequency and relationship with duration and severity of the disease.

Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2005 18;19(5-6):276-81. Epub 2005 Mar 18.

Neurology Unit, Ospedale S.M. Nuova, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000084552DOI Listing
September 2005

Transcranial magnetic stimulation and epilepsy.

Clin Neurophysiol 2003 May;114(5):777-98

Department of Neurosciences, Division of Neurology, Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1388-2457(03)00004-xDOI Listing
May 2003

The use of antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs in elderly epilepsy patients.

Epilepsia 2002 ;43 Suppl 2:32-6

Unit of Neurology, Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1528-1157.2002.043s2032.xDOI Listing
April 2002