Journal article

Addressing neuropsychological diagnostics in adults with epilepsy: Introducing the International Classification of Cognitive Disorders in Epilepsy: The IC CODE Initiative

Marc Norman, Sarah J Wilson, Sallie Baxendale, William Barr, Cady Block, Robyn M Busch, Alberto Fernandez, Erik Hessen, David W Loring, Carrie R McDonald, Bruce P Hermann

EPILEPSIA OPEN | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

This paper addresses the absence of an international diagnostic taxonomy for cognitive disorders in patients with epilepsy. Initiated through the 2020 Memorandum of Understanding between the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Neuropsychological Society, neuropsychological representatives from both organizations met to address the problem and consequences of the absence of an international diagnostic taxonomy for cognitive disorders in epilepsy, overview potential solutions, and propose specific solutions going forward. The group concluded that a classification of cognitive disorders in epilepsy, including an overall taxonomy and associated operational criteria, was c..

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