Chapter 5. Stuttering and Epilepsy

  1. Yvan Lebrun PhD1 and
  2. Franco Fabbro MD2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699195.ch5

Language and Epilepsy

Language and Epilepsy

How to Cite

Lebrun, Y. and Fabbro, F. (2002) Stuttering and Epilepsy, in Language and Epilepsy, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470699195.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emeritus Professor of Neurolinguistics, Free University of Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Professor of Human Physiology, Research and Rehabilitation Centre Eugenio, Medea and University of Udine, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861563125

Online ISBN: 9780470699195



  • stuttering;
  • bioelectrical activity;
  • brain damage;
  • speech delivery;
  • seizure


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Prevalence of stuttering among people with epilepsy

  • Stuttering in reflex epilepsy

  • Stuttering during or before spontaneous seizures

  • Chronic stuttering in patients with epilepsy

  • Stuttering and epilepsy following brain damage

  • Stuttering and epilepsy following blraitl intoxication

  • Stuttering following anticonvulsant medication

  • Temporary disappearance of stuttering following an epileptic seizure

  • Conclusions