Chapter 12. Neurodevelopmental, Psychiatric and Cognitive Aspects of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

  1. Dr. David J. Kwiatkowski2,
  2. Dr. Vicky Holets Whittemore3 and
  3. Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele4
  1. Petrus J. de Vries

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch12

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

How to Cite

de Vries, P. J. (2010) Neurodevelopmental, Psychiatric and Cognitive Aspects of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics (eds D. J. Kwiatkowski, V. H. Whittemore and E. A. Thiele), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 1 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 3

    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

  3. 4

    Carol & James Herscot Center For TCS, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 175 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS, Foundation Trust, Developmental Psychiatry Section, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527322015

Online ISBN: 9783527630073

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Keywords:

  • attentional skills;
  • autism;
  • cognitive;
  • psychiatric disorder;
  • TSC;
  • visuospatial skills

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Different Levels of Investigation

  • Assessment and Management of Neurocognitive and Neurobehavioral Difficulties in TSC

  • Causes of the Neurocognitive and Neurobehavioral Features of TSC

  • Animal Models for Behavioral, Psychiatric, Intellectual, Learning, and Neuropsychological Deficits in TSC

  • Future Directions for the Understanding of Behavioral, Psychiatric, Intellectual, Academic, and Neuropsychological Deficits in TSC

  • How to Live a Positive Life with TSC

  • References