Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy 1-Day Symposium 2014
Thursday 26 June, 9:00 AM 2014 to 5:00 PM 2014
33 Queen Square, London, , WC1N 3BG (View Map)



Hosted By The


International League Against Epilepsy UK Chapter


 & The Royal College of Psychiatry



The Council of the ILAE British Chapter in partnership with the Neuropsychiatry Section of the Royal College of Psychiatrists invites you to attend its annual one-day scientific Neuropsychiatry and Epilepsy symposium to be held at Queen Square London on Thursday 26th June 2014.




09:25- 09:30      

 Coffee and registration  

 Welcome by Professor Simon Shorvon             



Understanding the Burden of Neuropsychiatric Disease

                                              Chair: Professor Markus Reuber                                              


09:30 –10:00    

 The impact of neuropsychiatric disease – quality of life

 Dr. Sallie Baxendale

10:00 - 10:30 

 The impact of neuropsychiatric disease – cognitive function  

 Prof. Adam Zeman

10.30 –11:00 

 Coffee break




                                                     Chair: Dr. Niruj Agrawal                                                     


11:30 - 12:00   

 How does epilepsy affect the brain                                          

   Prof. Matthew Walker 

12:00 - 12:30  

 Hippocampus and memory 

   Prof. Liam Gray

12:30 -13:30 




                                                     Assessment & Treatment                                                    

                                                 Chair: Professor Simon Shorvon 


13:30 - 14:00                    

 Assessment and treatment of neuropsychiatric disease in  epilepsy surgery 

  Dr. John Mellers

14:00 – 15:00

 Assessing and treating depression and anxiety in  epilepsy

  Dr. Niruj Agrawal

15:00 – 15:30

 Assessing and treating non epileptic attack disorder

  Prof. Markus Reuber                             

15:30 – 16:00

 Tea break


16:00 – 16:30


Assessing and treating cognitive and mental health disorders in children and younf people with epilepsy 


  Dr. Liam Dorris

16:30 – 17:00 

Assessing and treating the psychosis of epilepsy


  Prof. Mike Kerr                    


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Lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price

Certificates of attendence will be offered at the request of each delegate

Institute of Neurology
33 Queen Square, London, , WC1N 3BG (View Map)
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