Sexuality in teenagers with epilepsy.

  title={Sexuality in teenagers with epilepsy.},
  author={Silvia de Vincentiis and Mar{\'i}lia Vieira Febr{\^o}nio and Cl{\'o}vis Artur Almeida da Silva and Maria Ignez Saito and Albertina Duarte Takiuti and Kette Dualibi Ramos Valente},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={13 4},
OBJECTIVES In adults with epilepsy it is well known that the epileptic syndrome, seizure frequency and antiepileptic drug use may influence sexual function and behavior. However, knowledge acquired with adult populations has been extrapolated to teenagers, based on the supposition that these patients are influenced by similar factors. This study aimed to evaluate aspects related to sexuality obtained from female adolescents with epilepsy. METHODS We carried out a prospective study of 35… CONTINUE READING