How do children with drug-resistant epilepsy sleep? A clinical and video-PSG study

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Arhan E., Ucar H. K., Aydin K., Hırfanoğlu T., Serdaroğlu A.

EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, vol.114, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 114
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107320
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Keywords: Drug-resistant epilepsy, Sleep, Pediatric polysomnography, Newly diagnosed epilepsy, ARCHITECTURE, HABITS, DISTURBANCES, DEFINITION, PARAMETERS, SEIZURES
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: The aim of this study was to assess sleep architecture and sleep problems among three homogenous groups of children including children with drug-resistant focal epilepsy, children with newly diagnosed, drug-naive focal epilepsy, and healthy children using overnight video-polysomnography (V-PSG) and a sleep questionnaire.