Quality of Life Issues in Epilepsy

McCagh, Jane (2014) Quality of Life Issues in Epilepsy. In: Epilepsy Topics. InTech, Croatia, pp. 225-240. ISBN 978-953-51-1630-1

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Abstract

Chapter outline There is overwhelming evidence that people with epilepsy (PWE) have a number of psychosocial difficulties which impact greatly on their quality of life [1]. To this end the chapter will summarise some definitive clinical features of the disorder and then go on to provide an overview of the types of psychosocial deficits that PWE experience and the influence of epilepsy related variables on these factors. The chapter will conclude by considering interventions that may alleviate the burden of psychosocial problems.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Epilepsy, Quality of Life
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Psychology
Depositing User: Jane McCagh
Date Deposited: 19 May 2016 10:38
Last Modified: 19 May 2016 10:38
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/1237

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