Epilepsy Behav 2022 03 24;128:108513. Epub 2022 Jan 24.
Department of Paediatric Clinical Epileptology, Sleep Disorders and Functional Neurology, Member of the European Reference Network on Rare and Complex Epilepsies EpiCARE, Hospices Civils de Lyon and University Lyon, Lyon, France; INSERM, U1028, CNRS, UMR5292, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, Lyon, France. Electronic address:
Objective: To assess the occurrence of sleep disorders (SD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children with typical absence seizures (TAS) compared to control children and to evaluate the impact of epilepsy-related factors on sleep and attention in children with TAS.
Methods: The Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children (SDSC) and the ADHD rating scale were filled in by parents of a cohort composed by 82 children aged from 5 to 15.6 years, 49% of boys (41 with TAS with a syndromic diagnosis of childhood absence epilepsy and 41 controls). Read More