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Anxiety and Depression in Epilepsy: The Role of Psychosocial Factors.

Thompson, Pamela and Upton, Dominic (1992) Anxiety and Depression in Epilepsy: The Role of Psychosocial Factors. Boletim da Epilepsia, 1. pp. 66-71.

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Many studies have reported high levels of depression and anxiety in individuals with epilepsy. Overall, such studies reveal contradictory findings regarding the relationship between psychopathology and seizure and treatment variables. More recently concern has been raised regarding non-medical variables. Our own work suggests that variables such as family adjustment and coping skills are important to consider and help to explain differences in emotional adjustment between people with intractable epilepsy.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: anxiety, depression, epilepsy, psychosocial factors
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Laura Scurlock-Evans
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2010 14:14
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 16:52

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