J Clin Neurophysiol 2017 May;34(3):230-235
*Tarnow Center for Self-Management, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; †Network Neurology LLC, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.; and ‡Department of Clinical Psychology, Saybrook University, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
Introduction: Data from an EEG is not commonly used by psychiatrists to plan treatment and medication. However, EEG abnormalities such as isolated epileptiform discharges are found to be more prevalent in psychiatric patients, particularly those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Most medications prescribed for ASD lower seizure threshold and increase side effects. Read More