Epilepsy, culture, identity and well-being: a study of the social, cultural and environmental context of epilepsy in Cameroon.

@article{Allotey2007EpilepsyCI,
  title={Epilepsy, culture, identity and well-being: a study of the social, cultural and environmental context of epilepsy in Cameroon.},
  author={Pascale Allotey and Daniel Diamond Reidpath},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={431-43}
}
Epilepsy presents an identity of exclusion, which at multiple levels hinders the ability to engage with one's community. This article describes an exploratory, mixed methods study (N = 42) of the relationship between the social, cultural and environmental context and the experience of living with epilepsy in Cameroon. Participants were identified as… CONTINUE READING