Psychosocial factors associated with stigma in adults with epilepsy

@article{Smith2009PsychosocialFA,
  title={Psychosocial factors associated with stigma in adults with epilepsy},
  author={Gigi M Smith and Pamela L Ferguson and Lee L. Saunders and Janelle L. Wagner and Anbesaw Wolde Selassie},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={484-490}
}
Living Well with Epilepsy II called for further attention to stigma and its impact on people with epilepsy. In response, the South Carolina Health Outcomes Project on Epilepsy (SC HOPE) is examining the relationship between socioeconomic status, epilepsy severity, health care utilization, and quality of life in persons diagnosed with epilepsy. The current analysis quantifies perceived stigma reported by adults with epilepsy in relation to demographic, seizure-related, health, and psychosocial… CONTINUE READING

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