Adolescent and caregiver experiences with epilepsy.

  title={Adolescent and caregiver experiences with epilepsy.},
  author={Miya Asato and Ranjani Manjunath and Raj D. Sheth and Stephanie J Phelps and James W. Wheless and Collin A. Hovinga and Jes{\'u}s Eric Pi{\~n}a-Garza and Lisa S Haskins and Wendy M Zingaro},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  volume={24 5},
Epilepsy during adolescence can impede the development of psychosocial independence and typical biological maturational processes. We examined in parallel the experiences and perceptions of adolescent patients with epilepsy and their caregivers. Specifically, we focused on frequency and type of seizures, comorbid conditions, adherence to therapies, productivity, clinical and quality of life consequences of seizures, estimated use and content of seizure emergency plans, and the patient-physician… CONTINUE READING

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