Familiarity with and attitudes towards epilepsy among teachers at Czech elementary schools—The effect of personal experience and subspecialization

@article{Brabcov2012FamiliarityWA,
  title={Familiarity with and attitudes towards epilepsy among teachers at Czech elementary schools—The effect of personal experience and subspecialization},
  author={Dana Brabcov{\'a} and Vladimira Lovasova and Jiř{\'i} Kohout and Jana Z{\'a}rubov{\'a}},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={461-465}
}
This study was intended to study the effect of personal experience and subspecialization on the knowledge of epilepsy of teachers at Czech elementary schools, and on their attitudes towards children with epilepsy and on epilepsy itself in general. 193 teachers from 10 different elementary schools in Pilsen, Czech Republic, were involved in the study. We found that teachers with personal experience of epilepsy had greater knowledge of the illness. There were significant differences (P<0.05… CONTINUE READING

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