Services and support addressing the psychosocial and emotional distress associated with a diagnosis of epilepsy are necessary to improve patient outcomes, Australian researchers say. A study of 190 adults from the Sydney Epilepsy Incidence Study to Measure Illness Consequences (SEISMIC) found most patients (76%) reported emotional difficulties within the first month after diagnosis. While that ...
Emotional difficulties common in early epilepsy
By Mardi Chapman
14 Mar 2019