Patterns and frequency of the treatment of depression in persons with epilepsy

@article{Fiest2014PatternsAF,
  title={Patterns and frequency of the treatment of depression in persons with epilepsy},
  author={Kirsten Marie Fiest and Scott B Patten and Kristianne Chelsea Altura and Andrew G. M. Bulloch and Nathalie Jette},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={59-64}
}
OBJECTIVE Though depression is common in persons with epilepsy, it often remains undiagnosed and/or untreated. The current study aimed to determine the proportion of persons with epilepsy receiving depression-related treatment and to characterize the type of treatment received. METHODS Persons with epilepsy (n=185) from the only epilepsy clinic in a city of 1.2 million people completed questionnaires and the gold-standard Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders (SCID) to assess… CONTINUE READING

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