Research - Epilepsy

Epilepsy familiarity, knowledge, and perceptions of stigma: report from a survey of adolescents in the general population

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Examining the relationships of depressive symptoms, stigma, social support and regimen-specific support on quality of life in adult patients with epilepsy.

Whatley, A. D., DiIorio, C. K. & Yeager, K. (2010). Health education research, 25(4), 575-584.

Research findings show that people with epilepsy face many challenges that can negatively affect quality of life (QOL). This study examines the individual relationships between depressive symptoms, stigma, social support and regimen-specific support and QOL in adults with epilepsy. Read article here.

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