The impact of epilepsy on the quality of life of people with epilepsy in Zimbabwe: A pilot study*

@article{Mielke2000TheIO,
  title={The impact of epilepsy on the quality of life of people with epilepsy in Zimbabwe: A pilot study*},
  author={Jens Mielke and Mohamedi B Sebit and Bola Adamolekun},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2000},
  volume={9},
  pages={259-264}
}
Epilepsy is a common cause of psychosocial disability and has been perceived to have a profound impact on the social functioning of individuals with epilepsy. In Zimbabwe a combination of developing world economic priorities (with provision of social and health services for disabled people not a major goal) and culturally mediated perceptions of epilepsy as a non-medical and feared stigma may further disadvantage people with epilepsy (PWE) in this respect. In order to assess both the level of… CONTINUE READING

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