Is lower IQ in children with epilepsy due to lower parental IQ? A controlled comparison study.

Walker, N., D. Jackson, K. Dabbs, J. Jones, D. Hsu, C. Stafstrom, R. Sheth, M. Koehn, M. Seidenberg, and B. Hermann. “Is Lower IQ in Children With Epilepsy Due to Lower Parental IQ? A Controlled Comparison Study.”. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Vol. 55, no. 3, 2013, pp. 278-82.

The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between parent and child Full-scale IQ (FSIQ) in children with epilepsy and in typically developing comparison children and to examine parent-child IQ differences by epilepsy characteristics.

DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.12040

PubMed: 23216381