Stigma, epilepsy, and quality of life

@article{Jacoby2002StigmaEA,
  title={Stigma, epilepsy, and quality of life},
  author={Ann Jacoby},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={10-20}
}
Despite advances in the understanding and treatment of epilepsy within the past several decades, people with this disorder continue to be stigmatized by it. Though attitudes toward people with epilepsy have improved over the years, for many people with epilepsy, stigma continues to adversely impact their psychological well-being and quality of life. The stigma of epilepsy can be linked to a number of factors, including underresourced medical services, poor seizure control, and inadequate… CONTINUE READING

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