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Stress and epilepsy: the value of a benzodiazepine--lorazepam.
  1. A Moffett,
  2. D F Scott

    Abstract

    Twenty four patients with drug resistant epilepsy were given lorazepam and placebo added to their pre-existing drug regime. With lorazepam there was a significant reduction in seizures, especially in those with focal and partial complex attacks. The drug proved effective whether or not the patients regarded stress as a trigger to their seizures, but on the Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire there were differences between those with high and low scores.

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