Depression, locus of control, and the effects of epilepsy surgery.

  title={Depression, locus of control, and the effects of epilepsy surgery.},
  author={B. P. Hermann and Allen R Wyler},
  volume={30 3},
The purposes of this investigation were (a) to determine the relationship between interictal depression and a potential psychosocial risk factor (locus of control), (b) to examine changes in self-reported depression after anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL), and (c) relate postoperative changes in depression to alterations in surgical outcome and locus of control. Thirty-seven patients with intractable seizures of temporal lobe origin were administered measures of depression and locus of control… CONTINUE READING