neurology
Epilepsy

Emotional difficulties common in early epilepsy

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 ...

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