Adolescents with active or inactive epilepsy or asthma: a comparison of quality of life.

@article{Austin1996AdolescentsWA,
  title={Adolescents with active or inactive epilepsy or asthma: a comparison of quality of life.},
  author={Joan K. Austin and Gertrude A Huster and David W. Dunn and Michael W Risinger},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={1228-38}
}
PURPOSE We compared quality of life (QOL) in youth with inactive or active epilepsy with that of a similar sample of youth with asthma. We explored 19 different dimensions in three domains (psychological, social, and school) and also determined differences related to illness severity and gender. METHODS Subjects were 228 adolescents (117 with epilepsy and 111 with asthma). Data were collected from clinic records and from the adolescents, their mothers, and their teachers through… CONTINUE READING
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