Depression and anxiety are associated with reduced antiepileptic drug adherence in Chinese patients.

@article{Guo2015DepressionAA,
  title={Depression and anxiety are associated with reduced antiepileptic drug adherence in Chinese patients.},
  author={Yi Guo and Xiao-yan Ding and Ru-Yi Lu and Chun-hong Shen and Yao Ding and Shuang Wang and Ye-Lei Tang and Mei-ping Ding},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2015},
  volume={50},
  pages={91-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association of depression and anxiety with adherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in Chinese patients with epilepsy. METHODS A total of 184 Chinese patients with epilepsy, and without cognitive impairment, underwent psychometric tests: the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI). Adherence to antiepileptic drugs was measured by the eight-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8). Data on patients… CONTINUE READING

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